Category Archives: Socialism

The fascinating emptiness of North Korea’s public spaces

Sociological Images brought to my attention this excellent photojournalism looking at North Korea’s public spaces.  Beyond the typical political propaganda, the cities are virtually devoid of any advertisements, due to all media being centralized under the state.  On the … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism – boring and inefficient or radically unfair?

As per usual, I Cite puts it very well.  I’m inclined to agree with this assessment, though I wonder to what extent we ought to treat these two faces of the problem of neoliberalism (boring and homogenizing vs. socioeconomic inequality) … Continue reading

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