Mr. David R. Portus

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Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? (Zero&hellip by Mark Fisher
This book is essential reading especially for anyone who contemplates wading through endless screeds of Zizek and Lacan.

Why ?

Well Fisher has done everyone the favour of constructing an elegant response to "Last Man" theories such as Fukuyama's. This is done through heavy use of quotes from Zizek, Jameson and Lacan along with Fishers own drawings from popular culture and his own exeriences. The whole thing hangs togethor well and is an easy read except for one or two minor lapses into the obscure.

Apart from too many references to F.E college politics and staffroom anectdotes the main problem I have with this book is exactly the method Fisher uses in his… Read more