from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A financier.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic A
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Looking at the economic meltdown that is beginning in the US, which I think clearly traces its roots to deregulated, financialist capitalism, I find a similar duality.
Like I have this degree and I have this job, and I'm so stuck with it, till I can retire at 51 * according to my financialist* and I'm just going to have to keep my unhappy, bitter, nose to the grindstone till I can see my way out of it, at the age of 51.
Globe and Mail is a thought-provoking (and somewhat depressing) exercise in linear predictions based on peak oil, rampant financialist malfeasance and climate change: