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EconoFiction, NonPolitics

Dead Generations

28 Feb , 2017  

… As growth rates dwindle, the country seems nonetheless driven ahead by an undead, mechanical momentum. Workers are laid off with nowhere to return. Ruralites give uptheir land in exchange for a fraction of the condos built on them, soon losing their value to an inflating currency. Entire landscapes are ...

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NonPolitics

No Way Forward, No Way Back: China in the Era of Riots

26 Jan , 2016  

The following is a preview article from the forthcoming first issue of the Chuang journal. Denim and its Discontents  The story is now familiar: One morning in the spring of 2011, a migrant street vendor is harassed and beaten by police. That evening, rumors fly over the internet that the ...

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