Manufacturing Dissent Since 1996
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Saturday on This is Hell!


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9:15 - Writer Liza Featherstone examines the role of focus groups, between capital and consumer.

Liza is author of Divining Desire: Focus Groups and the Culture of Consultation from OR Books.

10:00 - Organizer Janae Bonsu reports on the use and abuse of Chicago's massive Gang Database.

Janae is the lead author of the report Tracked & Targeted: Early Findings on Chicago’s Gang Database.


10:35 - Writer Pearl Ahrens traces the boundaries between the French state and the free zone of ZAD.

Pearl wrote the article A Free Zone Unlike Any Other for Salvage.


11:05 - Geographer Katharyne Mitchell explains how neoliberal schools manufacture compliant workers.

Katharyne is author of Making Workers: Radical Geographies of Education from Pluto Press.


12:05 - Correspondent Karina Moreno explores the intersection of immigration policy and professional baseball.

Karina co-wrote the article Baseball, Latino America's pastime, faces new challenges in age of Trump with Mike Elk for The Guardian.


12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen asks why the US took the Vietnam War as a problem-solving model.



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