Articles by: Nicole Aschoff

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Nicole Aschoff is on the editorial board at Jacobin. She is the author of The New Prophets of Capital and the forthcoming The Smartphone Society: Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age.

Working for Facebook Can Give You PTSD

Beheadings, infant rape, animal torture: content moderators are filtering these disturbing images and videos from your feeds every day. Moderating such brutal content takes a severe psychological toll on workers, but tech companies are doing little to improve their working conditions.

Bootstrap Populism

Rallying behind “free enterprise” mythology, American capitalists have long claimed to be gritty underdogs facing off against a rising statism.