The speed and zeal with which the Anglophone professional managerial class has adopted the “successor ideology” seems startling— until we remember Althusser’s most famous essay
On a related note: this is a very smart essay by on why corporations love the new speech dogmas now mandatory in so many companies, newsrooms, campuses, etc.: those most empowered are "middle managers and HR executives."
"What does this all do to speed along policing reform, ask bewildered African-Americans, as they observe global corporations and white celebrities compete to beat their chests in ever-more elaborate and meaningless gestures of atonement?"
"What does this all do to speed along policing reform, ask bewildered African-Americans, as they observe global corporations and white celebrities compete to beat their chests in ever-more elaborate and meaningless gestures of atonement?"
"The spread of the successor ideology is not, despite the urban violence which occasionally attends its spread, a revolutionary moment," says , "but the very opposite, a counterrevolution of HR managers..."
"The spread of the successor ideology is ... a counterrevolution of HR managers, the means by which managerial liberalism reasserts its authority over the organs of the state." #auspol #auspol2020
This is CORKING ⤵️
Terrific piece by on the successor ideology. which, in a funny way, echoes Kevin Williamson's piece from June.
"When we hear the righteous indignation of middle-class young women lecturing soldiers for cleaning graffiti off the Cenotaph, we hear the nasal tones of the future managerial class" |
Managerial liberalism is reasserting its authority over the organs of the state — through a counterrevolution led by HR |
Anyone who works in a university or large corporation will, by now, have been forced to attend an instruction session in the dogma of the new faith |