Cool articles thread


How do companies learn how to stay “union-free?” They are taught by consultants provided by their local Chamber of Commerce. And here is exactly what that looks like.

Though a state’s Chamber of Commerce may have the public image as the soul of upright citizenship, they are to varying degrees villainous tools of capital that act directly to squeeze the wages of working people in order to benefit their employers.

Not cool at all

Also, Sony Japan serviced PS2’s for 18 years :open_mouth: Good on them


This one absolutely appalled me. A gaming related story of Big Oil trying to crush even the slightest of resistance.


I heard the maker of this game give a talk at a conference and she was wonderful. Have you seen any updates on this since last November?


No I haven’t. Just came across that article and tried to spread the word a little. And visited her lovely website.


We might have to learn to think prisons in their narrative capacity to provide an alibi to the condition of citizenship. For the citizen, prison provides a convenient narrative infrastructure to answer the question “Where would we put all of the bad people?”… Without the figure of the non-citizen, the citizen might be impossible.



all of elena ferrante’s articles on her weekly column are delightful. the last one i read was this one:


im looking into manufactured counter-culture


a great ba thesis on neo-neo-realism


great interview by red bug audio university