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Bringing context and critique to the cultural moment. Deep dives, reviews, and debate encouraged.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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Children today are the very first generation of citizens to be datafied from before birth. The social and political consequences of this historical transformation have yet to be seen.
Children today are the very first generation of citizens to be datafied from before birth. The social and political consequences of this historical transformation have yet to be seen.
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>It would be feasible to reduce hours of work and release workers for the pleasurable activities of free time with families and communities, but business did not _...Read More_
>It would be feasible to reduce hours of work and release workers for the pleasurable activities of free time with families and communities, but business did not _...Read More_
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That's the culture. Demand must meet supply and supply must not outweigh demand. Mass production is profitable only if its rhythm can be maintained—that is if it can continue to sell its product in steady or increasing quantity.… Today _...Read More_
That's the culture. Demand must meet supply and supply must not outweigh demand. Mass production is profitable only if its rhythm can be maintained—that is if it can continue to sell its product in steady or increasing quantity.… Today _...Read More_
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"Eulogies for the creative class are premature. Art workers can organize—and survive." I studied to be a painter in college and had what I now know is a pretty common experience. My fellow students and I produced dumpster loads of bad art, _...Read More_
"Eulogies for the creative class are premature. Art workers can organize—and survive." I studied to be a painter in college and had what I now know is a pretty common experience. My fellow students and I produced dumpster loads of bad art, _...Read More_
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"Why are workers being called back for nonessential work in the middle of a pandemic? Because their bosses can get away with it."
"Why are workers being called back for nonessential work in the middle of a pandemic? Because their bosses can get away with it."
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Since your time as the lead economist in the World Bank’s research department, you’ve been considered the world’s foremost expert on global patterns of inequality, especially on _...Read More_
Since your time as the lead economist in the World Bank’s research department, you’ve been considered the world’s foremost expert on global patterns of inequality, especially on _...Read More_
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>"How I became a cook at fire camp"
>"How I became a cook at fire camp"
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>"Francis has done it again. In 2015, at the COP21, the Holy See was one the most articulate supporters of the Paris Agreement, the 197 nations’ treaty to stem _...Read More_
>"Francis has done it again. In 2015, at the COP21, the Holy See was one the most articulate supporters of the Paris Agreement, the 197 nations’ treaty to stem _...Read More_
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Being an artist within an economic system that favors private property, capital accumulation, wage labor, a price system, and competitive markets belittles my practice into a hobby. I am an amateur with no artist statement, thesis show, or _...Read More_
Being an artist within an economic system that favors private property, capital accumulation, wage labor, a price system, and competitive markets belittles my practice into a hobby. I am an amateur with no artist statement, thesis show, or _...Read More_
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>"Sleeping and dreaming groups all over the world united against 24/7 capitalism"
>"Sleeping and dreaming groups all over the world united against 24/7 capitalism"
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Simon Sheikh takes a hard and careful look at ghosts, zombies, the last man, and other such figures—in their histories and contemporary _...Read More_
Simon Sheikh takes a hard and careful look at ghosts, zombies, the last man, and other such figures—in their histories and contemporary _...Read More_
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"Pop culture has been inundated with catastrophe porn for decades. None of it has prepared us for our new reality."
"Pop culture has been inundated with catastrophe porn for decades. None of it has prepared us for our new reality."
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>"The massive surveillance apparatus we live in is made for consumers, not for people"
>"The massive surveillance apparatus we live in is made for consumers, not for people"
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However, as we grow up we are steeped in a culture of sex that permeates Western society. Gyrating hips in music videos, subtle and not-so-subtle innuendos peppered throughout song lyrics, hardcore internet pornography available at the _...Read More_
However, as we grow up we are steeped in a culture of sex that permeates Western society. Gyrating hips in music videos, subtle and not-so-subtle innuendos peppered throughout song lyrics, hardcore internet pornography available at the _...Read More_
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>"Increasingly outlandish gender reveal parties align perfectly with the values of an economy that's always scrolling for the next best thing."
>"Increasingly outlandish gender reveal parties align perfectly with the values of an economy that's always scrolling for the next best thing."