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Hi, I'm Kailey! Queer, cisgender, vegetarian, fat, sarcastic, BPD, depression. I can be cute sometimes I guess. Stumbling through life in Ottawa. Ongoing self-love project. Please let me know if you know me irl, and call me on my shit if and when I fuck up, if you feel safe doing so. Pronouns she/her

Hipster economics are standard economics because hipsters are everything the US economy has ever wished for in one convenient package. It’s a group consisting largely of young, upper-middle class people with very little conviction, who will spend large amounts of money to maintain their own comfort and the appearance of diversity and rebellion. They are activists as long as it’s easy, poor as long as it doesn’t involve dirt or hunger, and selfless as long as they don’t stand to lose anything. They represent the sanitizing of national issues so that they can be discussed without being addressed. And all you have to do to control them is use some reverse psychology. They’re not rebels, they’re not even malicious, because they’re not anything except a bunch of kids playing pretend. They’ll eventually grow up and become bankers, lawyers and politicians, just like their parents…

—Top comment by “Robert” on The Peril of Hipster Economics  (via trickksy)

(Source: 70s-ghostmiserablisms, via grumpyfemme)

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