Articles tagged: labor

Making a Tourist Town

Shinjini Dey defines the trans-historical aesthetic category of Darjeeling, a place where tourists use cell phone videos and buying power to preserve the colonial imaginary and where local workers constantly, anxiously, recreate that imaginary anew.

Marx for Cats

A spectre is haunting Marxism—the spectre of a cat.

Minor Victories: Labor Exploitation and the “Affirmation Trap”

Sarah Jaffe on Donald Trump’s Rust Belt “Mission Accomplished” moment and the need for a struggle where “we need not affirm our own exploitation to justify our existence.”

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