GAP 10. this Year's christmas is to reuse something old.
So, appreciates both the contemporary konsumtionskritiska awareness and its nostalgic longing to re-establish something formerly great.
Who is a better fit as santa in this återanvändandets time than a red, bearded uncle by the name of Karl Marx ? It is usually to Marx as a secular westerner, turns to hen wish is a completely different society than today.
Marx's idea has tassat like a ghost around Europe then organise the death in the 1900-century, but invoked more and more frequently.
just a few years ago it was odd to see the real and imaginary kulturmarxister everywhere. In the years speaks self-imposed spökutdrivare for the full house.
Others gather enthusiastically in the sessions to bring life into the dead. Humbug, say, of course, the rationelle liberal. With the particular right. Marx had been the first to agree that mässandet around the his spirit is insignificant without a material basis. And he had no economy in the contemporary debate.
”So breathe capitalism the value of a used,” he had probably said about the christmas present of the Year, and predicted that this was capitalism's last gasp.
At the next economic downturn, which is not far away, it is once again christmas eve for such hopes.