Saturday Interesting Links

  • Transcript of a lecture at the International Institute for Social Studies on current dynamics in global agrarian movements and scholar-activism
  • NPR interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen on a variety of topics related to Vietnamese-America and its history, politics, and culture
  • Article on the expanding use of private contractors at the frontlines of America’s ongoing military operations
  • Essay by a former “Design Ethicist” at Google on the ways that tech companies (typically, social media sites) exploit psychological weaknesses to encourage addiction
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