Tag Archives: Commodification

Identity Theft and the Body’s Disappearance

By Robert Bohm Source: The Hampton Institute “What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?” – Allen Ginsberg from his poem “ Howl “ Identity theft, at least the most familiar … Continue reading

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Wasted lives: The worldwide tragedy of youth suicide

Principles of goodness together with the golden seed of social justice – sharing – need to be the guiding ideals of a radically redesigned socio-economic paradigm. By Graham Peebles Source: Nation of Change The pressures of modern life are colossal; for … Continue reading

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I think therefore I am capital

By Jamie Goldrick Source: Adbusters In the worldview of the Cree, life is lived along a trail of experiences. Sharing experience with others is a result of the crossing of two life trails. Life is experienced as a tangled pattern … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

By Steven Stoll Source: Orion Magazine A chainlink fence topped with razor wire surrounds fourteen acres of thistle and grass at East Forty-First Street between Long Beach Avenue and South Alameda Street in Los Angeles. These two city blocks occupy … Continue reading

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Leviathan and Behemoth

By Chris Shaw Source: Center for a Stateless Society Introduction The capitalist economy has gone through another shock, and the potential for another, larger one is on the horizon. While it’s seemingly in its death throes, capitalism continues to fuel … Continue reading

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Breaking the chains: precarity in the Age of Anxiety

By Joseph Todd Source: RoarMag.org In our Age of Anxiety, society assaults us from every possible angle with an avalanche of uncertainty. How do we fight back under conditions of precarity? ­An Age of Anxiety is upon us, one where … Continue reading

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Inside the Belly of the Beast

The Manifold Crises Threatening Higher Education By Vince Chernak and Henry A. Giroux Source: Counterpunch When Western University president Amit Chakma’s jaw-dropping income was posted recently on the Sunshine list, it put a spotlight on the inequities and conflicts that … Continue reading

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On the State of “Careers”

By Klint Finley Source: Technoccult Is digital journalism a viable career? Financial journalist and media pundit Felix Salmon says no. His lengthy and dismal assessment of the future of journalism as a career path — ie, a job where your … Continue reading

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