An auto-exploiting labourer of your own psyche: notes after reading Byung-Chul Han

Having recently read two books by Byung-Chul Han, I thought it worth summarizing the most personally relevant aspects of each book. I’ve mixed quotes from both books, where they overlap and drive home the points I want to focus on, The perpetual & enslaved content machine Given my day job once involved running a content … Continue reading An auto-exploiting labourer of your own psyche: notes after reading Byung-Chul Han

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The future of “Go Home Gota”: Occupy Wall Street?

Occupy was, at its core, a movement constrained by its own contradictions: filled with leaders who declared themselves leaderless, governed by a consensus-based structure that failed to reach consensus, and seeking to transform politics while refusing to become political. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/06/the-triumph-of-occupy-wall-street/395408/ If one is searching for movements analogous to “Go Home Gota”, Occupy Wall Street is … Continue reading The future of “Go Home Gota”: Occupy Wall Street?

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