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A basket of disposables: Surplus, value and the people in between.

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What corporations need is customers, people who buy things, or pay for services. And if you can't pay for things corporations peddle, you're probably in some famine or war somewhere. In which case, you might belong to an organization that can afford to pay for weapons. Or else you're just someone trying to survive. In which case, you might be the target of an arms customer, inspiring him to purchase more accurate weapons.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen considers the 40% of humanity left unconsidered by the demands of the corporate caste, the background players just slightly out of focus in the last act of capitalism's romance, the exhaustives, the history rememberers, the grape admirerers, the surplus valued, the yous probably, if not now then soon.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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