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Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

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Welcome to a brave new world of capitalism propelled by high tech, guarded by enterprising authority, and carried forward by millions of laborers being robbed of their souls. Gathered into mammoth factory complexes and terrified into obedience, these workers feed the world's addiction to iPhones and other commodities--a generation of iSlaves trapped in a global economic sy ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published September 28th 2017 by University of Illinois Press
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"Slavery" is a strong word and an even stronger claim to make in the 21st century, but Qiu's Goodbye iSlave uses that word for what it means. The novel's perspective is held with confidence, using a strong information base for an argument that remains level, logical, and all too real. It is a must-read for anybody concerned with the affairs of this day and age.
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