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DIY isn't enough: systematic change with Cory Doctorow

Season 4, Ep. 18

This episode, Cory Doctorow comes on to talk about how profits are political: individualistic DIY solutions aren't enough, and it takes large-scale political changes to level the playing field. We talk about how rank-and-file people can mobilize to advocate for ourselves, even when we're up against food and tech giants that seem unbeatable.


Mentioned in the episode:

Ben Barnes, Shawnee historian and elected tribal leader

Naomi Wu's recent silencing by the Chinese government: her announcement on Twitter and an explainer



Additional bonus reading: Accounting for Slavery by Dr. Caitlin Rosenthal goes into depth on how much of modern business/industrial management practice comes from the methods originally developed to supervise enslaved people on plantations.

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