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Malcolm Harris

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    What Is ‘Generation Z’ Like? Watch the Spelling Bee to Find OutBy studying spelling bee competitors, Northwestern professor Shalini Shankar has started to create a portrait of the coming generational cohort.
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    How the College Admissions Ring Explains 21st-Century American Capitalism“Human capital” is at the center of our economy. Thanks to Rick Singer, we now know its going rate.
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    Glitch Capitalism: How Cheating AIs Explain Our Stagnant PresentAmerican society has come to follow the same logic as glitch-hunting AIs, and in the process become vulnerable to huge inequalities and injustices.
  4. Raoul Peck: ‘I’m Not in the Movie Business to Make Films’“This is the first film ever in the Western world about Marx.”
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    Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation, or Are Consultants?Jean M. Twenge’s new book, iGen, proposes that young people are unhappy because of smartphones.