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May 28, 2019 rated it liked it

A Mess on the Sidewalk
Inside the great digital mis-engineering of the Toronto waterfront
John Lorinc

Beggar’s Opera
Monitoring the decline of democracy from the telemarketing trenches
Matt Hanson

The Innovator’s Agenda
How the busiest of buzzwords was enlisted in the capitalist cause
John Patrick Leary
Aug 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Not really sure how to rate a magazine issue, since my feelings about each piece vary wildly.

Anyway, some highlights were:
- A Mess on the Sidewalk
- Believe in Something
- Critique of Pure Niceness
Wendy Liu
Apr 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
My favourite pieces: "The Innovator's Agenda" (on the buzzwords associated with capitalism) by John Patrick Leary, "Orphans of Dickens" (on the social novel) by Lucy Ives, and "A Different Class" (on authentocracy) by Joe Kennedy. ...more
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Thomas Frank is the author of Pity the Billionaire, The Wrecking Crew, and What's the Matter with Kansas? A former columnist for The Wall Street Journal and Harper's, Frank is the founding editor of The Baffler and writes regularly for Salon. He lives outside Washington, D.C. ...more

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