of conviviality": Digital affective labor on France's Minitel rose.
one does not make a golden watch to hammer nails." (57) Platonov, by contrast, muses about t he poetry of the Stakhanovites
and whether or not Pushkin himself understood that, the future socialist laborer would "turn into poetry even the work of the jackhammer or the locomotive's rush." (58) From Platonov's perspective, the totality of these independently working jackhammers, each guided by the "living, rational feeling" of ordinary "poor people" and orchestrated musically to create the world-historical force of socialism, constitutes a beauty of a higher order than the verse masterpieces of a single poet like Pushkin.
Under Stalin, privileged groups such as party members, Stakhanovites
, and celebrated artists and scientists had access to quality housing and deficit goods; Khrushchev's reforms were meant to be more egalitarian, spreading housing, neighborhood services, and material goods to the entire population.
24-27), former General Secretary, then President of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev relates how his grandfathers were arrested, tortured, and accused of being Trotskyite counterrevolutionaries for their loss of grain, destruction of livestock, and repression of local Stakhanovites
during the 1930s.
It became clear that my scholarly efforts were part of a larger global movement, a moment in a long liberatory process that (in spite of many difficulties and in a variety of local situations) is bringing together very different people from all over the world: the Stakhanovites
of that sixth of the world that is already socialist, the millions of men in colonial and semicolonial countries, and those from the subaltern strata of hegemonic countries that are still bound to retrograde forms of material existence and cultural life.
Who exactly were Stakhanovites
, Chekists and Orenburg Cossacks?
Arnautov concluded that an important source of motivating shockworkers [that is, those who produced more than their colleagues, an earlier version of the Stakhanovites
, trans.] was, besides the expectation of receiving material rewards, the fear of being considered a wrecker.
(35.) NiamhPuirseil, 'Catholic Stakhanovites
? Religion and the Irish Labour Party, 1922-73', in Francis Devine, Fintan Lane, and Niamh Puirseil (eds), Essays in Irish Labour History: A Festschrift for Elizabeth and John W.
Medals flowed for the Stakhanovites
in 1930s Russia and New Year's honours will doubtless follow for a small army of Linda Snellites.
Certain southern Europeans would continue their proud national traditions of lying in the sun, drinking retsina, dodging taxes and moaning about certain national treasures currently residing in the British Museum, while the Stakhanovites
of the north got on with some work.
A very obvious solution to keep a good ARWU rank is the hiring of potential Nobel Prizes laureates or Fields medal winners, but because they are in short supply and highly in demand, one can still rely on the hiring of publications Stakhanovites
The ideological infighting reminds one of similar bickering on the Left--Bolsheviks, Mensheviks, Leninists, Trotskyists, Stakhanovites
, and so on.