The Baffler - No. 23 A Carnival of Buncombe
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Once Upon a Town
Thomas Sayers Ellis
CARNIVAL OF BUNCOMBE
Academy struggle Song
Facebook Feminism, love it or Not
Networking into the Abyss: contained in the empty bubble of SXSW Interactive
All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go
HIGH LOW WASHINGTON
Street felony: The nationwide defense country comes home
Good adequate for presidency paintings: Conservatism within the tank
They faux to imagine, We fake to pay attention: Liberalism within the tank
Vocabulary classes: Basta ya que el Yanqui mande
Without Which He wouldn't have Written His maximum Poems
Jelly Donut, NYC
Here We identify Them ‘Way’
My Daughter evening Terrors the State
A Monkey may possibly do that (and)
You and me are usually not buddies, OK?
Where Is It Now
A Nod to Ned Ludd
On Wittgenstein’s Steps: A letter from unified Europe
Sacking Berlin: How hipsters, expats, yummies, and smartphones ruined a city
Quinn Slobodian and Michelle Sterling
Sartre for Sartre’s Sake
Seth Colter Walls
Front and again conceal is through Lou seashore.
All conversing approximately him.” She implored the viewers to imagine carefully and seriously approximately their paintings, quite in the event that they aimed to leverage their very own conspicuous privilege within the wisdom economic system to develop into the subsequent new release of tech moguls. “You most likely comprehend layout and also you most likely comprehend code, yet do you realize power?” she requested. “Have you damaged from your bubble?” fifty six 1 The Baffler [no.23] for lots of, the answer's no. Austin in the course of SXSW is a bubble. With every person staring.
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endless warfare on terror—and, not like the early Luddite insurgency, don’t a lot care who they hit. (Nor, it desire not often be famous, does this tremendous high-tech campaign get pleasure from something just like the extensive help that Luddism commanded from its host communities.) the probabilities of capsules and clever telephones getting damaged in protest— or perhaps switched to plane mode for a day—seem minimum. No waves of oppressed employees of the knowledge undefined, uninterested in urgent their intelligence into the shoddy items of.
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