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Curious Utopias

A Universal Basic Income may not be much of a utopia in itself, but it points in surprisingly radical directions.

5.14.13

Porno for Pirates

Star Trek meets anti-Star Trek in California District Court, as a science fiction-loving judge demolishes a gang of copyright trolls.

5.7.13

In Defense of Soviet Waiters

There’s been a bit of a discussion about affective labor going around. Paul Myerscough in the London Review of Books describes the elaborate code with which the Pret a Manger chain enforces an ersatz cheerfulness and dedication on the part of its employees, who are expected to be “smiling, reacting to each other, happy, engaged.

2.6.13

Occupy Beyond Occupy

As everyone knows by now, Jacobin issue 9 is out (except for you print subscribers, sorry you lot, your issues aren’t being shipped until January 4). There’s lots of great stuff there to dig into.

12.28.12

New Issue, Political Miscellany

The new issue of Jacobin will be out next week, just after Christmas, and it’s full of great stuff. You should subscribe if you haven’t already, or give someone else a gift subscription if you have.

12.20.12


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