chapter  10
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Over a barrel: Cultural political economy and oil imperialism

BySIMON DALBY, MATTHEW PATERSON

A completely new basis for everyday life is required which we can term “conspicuous asceticism,” the nemesis of Americanization built on conspicuous consumption … Any sustainable non-Fascist future will require the development of a popular world view that condemns unnecessary consumption as anti-social behaviour.