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Escape from the frypan into the fire

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on November 03, 1999 at 13:11:43:

In Reply to: almost speechless... posted by septimus on November 01, 1999 at 14:10:31:

: The idea that working in these factories is somehow an escape is quite bizarre. You should be deeply ashamed of yourself.

SDF: From reading Aihwa Ong's SPIRITS OF RESISTANCE AND CAPITALIST DISCIPLINE, it's easy to see how working in the "satanic mills" of the present is an escape from one regime of sexist exploitation into another. Escape? It's at least a system of baited traps, its justification is cynical...

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