Finally I could connect my nervous system to the global economy.
We were raised to believe that if we worked hard and passed all the exams, ev-
erything would be all right.
There are lots of ways to get fired and there are lots of ways to get laid off, the
distinction being that getting fired is directly about you and getting laid off
is purportedly first about your position.
Up until recently the work has mostly just been leveling the ground, etc.
Then things began to really come together around that.
Sometimes doing nothing is the most violent thing to do.
from 555 by John Lowther, 2015
Sleep Dealer (2008) dir. Alex Rivera
Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent, by Laurie Penny
“How to get laid off”, by Lance A. Glasser
From Shame to Love: The Politics of Hamlet. Interview with Simon Critchley.
Violence: Six Sideways Reflections, by Slavoj Žižek