Manufacturing Dissent Since 1996
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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:15 - Journalist Jess Bruder explores the low-wage labor of senior nomads working at the end of retirement.

Jess is author of Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century from W.W. Norton.


10:05 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier profiles the resistance movements working and fighting in post-coup Brazil.

Brian's book of interviews, Voices From the Brazilian Left, is available to order now from Brasil Wire.


10:35 - Anthropologist Aaron Neiman connects worker pain to the pre-existing conditions of labor under capitalism.

Aaron wrote the essay A Pain in the Back for The New Inquiry.


11:05 - Writer Sara Wachter-Boettcher finds social inequality coded deep within the devices of Silicon Valley.

Sara is author of Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech fom W.W. Norton.


12:05 - Historian Robin D.G. Kelley finds the future of Black radicalism laid out in the paths of ancestors. 

Robin wrote the essay "Winston Whiteside and the Politics of the Possible" for the Verso collection Futures of Black Radicalism.


12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen's imagination is sparked by a Nick Cave song.

Jeff keeping it light for the holidays.



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