Los Angeles Review of Books: Courtiers and Sycophants: Catherine Liu’s Case Against the Professional Managerial Class

A denunciation of the credentialed elite class that serves capitalism while insisting on its own progressive heroismAMONG THE pleasures of the HBO series Succession, which satirizes a Murdoch-like media dynasty, is the unembarrassed spectacle used to portray the spiritually dead. Departing from television that fetishizes plutocrats, Succession transports us to their plausibly perverse reality. Virtue Hoarders, Catherine Liu’s polemic against the professional-managerial class (PMC), holds up the mirror to “PMC nature” that Succession doesn’t.

Article at Los Angeles Review of Books.