Geoffrey Fox – written words

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Democracy v. capitalism

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The first question is: How much democracy can capitalism tolerate?  We saw the limits in Florida in the last presidential election — when the wrong candidate had the votes, capital found a way to unelect him. …

The other question is: How much capitalism can democracy tolerate?  …  (2002.04.23)

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Stairways

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Anna’s gaze roved over the tightly clustered zinc roofs glinting in the sunlight like fish scales on the beach or, Ted thought, pieces of armor left scattered on a battlefield.

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Rosa Luxemburg and Berlin

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“Es schwimmt eine Leiche im Landwehrkanal” — “A corpse swims in the Landwehr Canal” — went a music-hall song in the 20s, referring not specifically to Rosa [Luxemburg] but to the post-World War I poor who committed suicide out of desperation.

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