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Episode 1513

Big Alcohol vs. Working Class Joy / James Wilt

Sep 14

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James Wilt

Big Alcohol vs. Working Class Joy / James Wilt

We have on James Wilt, author of, “Drinking Up the Revolution: How to Smash Big Alcohol and Reclaim Working-Class Joy.” James is a writer and PhD candidate based in Winnipeg, Canada.  

James discusses how working class people form their relationship with drugs and alcohol when these are commodified by big business interests as well as the way in which enforcement of norms surrounding drug and alcohol are often racialized.

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