On this week’s episode: the fact that Fox News lies is (finally!) getting through to some of its viewers; how we’ve gotten the historical meaning of being a Luddite all wrong; how some revolutionary South Korean women aren’t smashing the patriarchy, but rather opting out of it; a helpful metaphor of entrepreneurship as a rigged carnival game; and how when things feel like they’re spinning out of control, they might actually be falling into place.
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Here’s that Cory Doctorow piece, which is well worth reading: https://doctorow.medium.com/gig-work-is-the-opposite-of-steampunk-463e2730ef0d
And here’s that piece in The Cut about South Korean women opting out: https://www.thecut.com/2023/03/4b-movement-feminism-south-korea.html
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