Category: BOOKS & Reviews

The Intriguing Layers of “Saltburn”

Upon viewing “Saltburn,” one is immediately drawn into a world where the boundaries between social classes blur and the consequences of one’s choices resonate deeply. The film navigates the intricate dynamics of an upper-upper-class family on the brink of collapse, intertwined with the actions and hidden motives of a member from the middle class. The protagonist, Oliver, serves as a  lens through which the audience witnesses the allure and pitfalls of privilege. His decision to immerse himself in the decadent lifestyle of his affluent friend Felix’s family raises questions about identity, ambition, and the pursuit of acceptance. Emerald Fennell’s direction

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A Very Short Introduction to Marxism (1): New Edition (Exploring Marxism): A Concise Guide to Understanding Marxist Theory and Its Practical Applications

Introduction The eBook “A Very Short Introduction to Marxism (1): New Edition (Exploring Marxism)” offers readers a concise and accessible overview of Marxist theory and its practical application. Marxism, as a socio-political theory, has had a significant impact on the world, shaping the understanding of social dynamics, the history of ideas, and political movements. This eBook serves as a solid foundation for individuals interested in gaining a deeper understanding of Marxism and its relevance to contemporary society. It is particularly suitable for students of politics, history, or social sciences who wish to explore the fundamental concepts and debates within Marxist

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Techno Feudalism, What Killed Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis

From Capitalism to Cloudalism: Varoufakis Unravels Techno Feudalism

In his latest work, Techno Feudalism: What Killed Capitalism, Yanis Varoufakis, the distinguished economist and former finance minister of Greece, embarks on a profound exploration of the intricate relationship between technology and society. Published by The Bodley Head in London in 2023, the book delves into the ever-evolving landscape of technology and its far-reaching consequences on the structure of both the economy and society. Varoufakis begins his journey through the book with a captivating blend of personal history and economic theory, weaving a narrative that intertwines the history of capitalism with the author’s own upbringing, particularly the first lessons in

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