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Solecast 21 is an interview with DePaul University adjunct Professor Brendan Mcquade. Brendan is a writer for Jacobin Magazine & Counterpunch, he is currently teaching a course at De Paul about “Post Work Politics, Digital Labor & Surveillance.” The conversation is a highly informative talk on what modern day labor struggles could look like in the wake of Black Lives Matter & Occupy.
Topics discussed include:
- The precarious class
- Basic income for all & moving beyond petty labor demands
- Building on the labor & income concepts put forth Martin Luther King & Black Power movements
- Digital labor
- Reproductive labor & womens rights
- Fusion centers as “urban pacification” & an in depth look at how that has played out in Camden, New Jersey