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The Mental Disease of Late-Stage Capitalism – Joe Brewer

I’ve been talking with a lot of my friends recently — in private where they felt comfortable letting their guard down — about the dirty little secret no one is supposed to talk about.
The shame people feel when they can’t find a job…
…or pay their bills.
…or go to the dentist.
…or that they have to move back in with their parents.
…or they can’t afford to have children.

The mental disease of late-stage capitalism is shame, the devastating feeling that we failed ourselves in the Land of Opportunity.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016. 12.10 p.m. [GMT]

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2 Comments on “The Mental Disease of Late-Stage Capitalism – Joe Brewer”

  1. Timothy Otunla Says:

    Capitalism in all its stages primitive to matured post past and what Brewer described as late stage has always thrived on WASTING SHREDDING ALIENATING the dispossessed. Bills? Dentist? Have parents to move back to? Can’t have children … all indefensible luxuries of matured economies when you live where I do … mummy Ẹ gba mi! Ẹja ati Ṣàkì ti ẹ se yi ko jẹ ki nri ẹfọ …

    Tao
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