The Singular Pursuit of Comrade Bezos

Illustration: Jessica Siao

It was explicitly and deliberately a ratchet, designed to effect a one-way passage from scarcity to plenty by way of stepping up output each year, every year, year after year. Nothing else mattered: not profit, not the rate of industrial accidents, not the effect of the factories on the land or the air…

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Malcolm Harris

Malcolm Harris

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Author of “Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials” malcolmpharris@gmail ☭