Saturday, January 5, 2013

Prospectusing Fun Part 1

 In 1862, at the very moment the Metropolitan Board of Works (a government entity) was terraforming the shit out of London, Samuel Smiles proving that current neoliberal rhetoric is zombie-speak: "Government has done next to nothing to promote engineering works. These have been the result of the liberality, public spirit, and commercial enterprise of merchants, traders, and manufacturers." Didn't we just have this dialogue -- in 2012?