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Love Scams

john hutnyk , March 23rd, 2022

My (online) bank sent me the following five-pointed warning message about people online wanting to scam money from me, but there is something suspicious about this because each…


It’s Not “Just” a Symbol

Alma Gottlieb , January 13th, 2022

“Tails” side of the new U.S. quarter featuring Maya Angelou The new Maya Angelou quarter is a symbol, yes. But not “just” a symbol. Because, symbols matter. If…

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Predator journals target ISSH2021 – be warned.

john hutnyk , January 4th, 2022

So, a process warning to those not used to getting chatty friendly emails from parasite journals that will charge you to publish. The ISSH2021 conference gets hit by…


Keith Hart: Comment on ‘Debt: The Last 5,000 Years’

focaal_admin , December 20th, 2021

David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years was published in summer 2011. In August-September of that year, he took part in the first New York City General Assembly…


David Graeber LSE Tribute Seminar: Debt

focaal_admin , December 16th, 2021

Chair: Alpa Shah Discussants: Keith Hart & Maka Suarez In 2011, David published Debt: The First 5000 Years, a book that would establish him as one of the major…


Community-Based Research is Hard, and Worth It

Maya Cowan , August 12th, 2021

The Salt Spring Dollar I began studying the Salt Spring dollar (SSD), a community currency used on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada, for my May-August MA fieldwork…


GameStop, the Platform-Democracy-Complex and the Promise of Crypto

Johannes Lenhard , February 25th, 2021

The trading platform Robinhood tried to wiggle itself back into the heart of the masses with a prime-time ad during the Super Bowl break the first weekend of…


Naked Anthropologist News: Bloody Brexit, Feb 2020

laura agustin , February 17th, 2020

  News from the many worlds of sex work, provided to Radio Ava in London, February 2020 by me, the Naked Anthropologist, Laura Agustín. The Naked Anthropologist celebrates…

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Care – a Christmas Carol

john hutnyk , December 13th, 2019

The inadequacy of charitable care as an international cure is evidenced despite the widespread propagation of philanthropic intervention. Bill Gates dedicates millions towards eradication of less glam…

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Jadavpur University and the pecuniary investment jealousy rag (need some infrastructure surely).

john hutnyk , September 21st, 2019

I don’t have cause to say so often enough, but I consider Jadavpur a second alma mater for me (just as second breakfast is the most important meal…


Would sobriety coins be an acceptable form of payment at the liquor store?

Innovations… Conference 4-5 October 2019, TDTU, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

john hutnyk , November 1st, 2018

Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities 4th and 5th of October 2019. Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist republic of Vietnam Welcome to the website for the conference Innovations in…


Protected: To Be a Man Is Not a One-Day Job: A Conversation with Daniel Jordan Smith

Opium not as interesting as money for the parliament, even as…

john hutnyk , March 28th, 2018

Reading various Blue Books and the like, parliamentary reports. This one on the East India Company struck me as typical, though the clipped coins distraction is of course…



john hutnyk , March 11th, 2018

Want Electric Ride.


The New Abolitionist Model

laura agustin , December 20th, 2017

The New Abolitionist Model By Laura Agustín, was published in Jacobin Magazine 6 December 2017. I wrote this after reading Julie Bindel’s new book but my thoughts are…

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Do you remember when Australia did this for CHOGM? So its not just a ‘commonwealth’ thing.

john hutnyk , November 12th, 2017

Urban beauty. I dunno if I am more disgusted by this event with Ivanka or the WP’ article’s failure to do proper comparative memory work – since I…


The Art of Money

Alexandra Lippman , September 5th, 2017

Re-posted from “Considering Money Stuff” on Socializing Finance. Money is the most commonly circulating art form. At the same time, payment objects are unstable and excessive, frequently t…

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The girlfriend experience in Lawrence Block: Sex work in fiction

laura agustin , May 19th, 2017

Lawrence Block is a successful mainstream writer whose plotlines often include sex workers, in a normalising way (call girls, mostly). Matthew Scudder, the detective protagonist in one of Block’…

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James Lee Burke with French Quarter scam: Sex work in fiction

laura agustin , May 15th, 2017

In today’s shrill anti-trafficking culture any differences in forms of facilitating prostitution/ sex work are practically erased. I’m not talking about whether anything is fair or gender-…

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A Double Bass, Tree Rings, and the Truth

Stephen E. Nash , April 28th, 2017

Modern science is full of surprising analytical techniques that can be used in a wide variety of remarkable circumstances. My favorite technique is dendrochronology—the study of “tree time.”…


Thinking about sex work as work: Dublin Anarchist Book Fair

laura agustin , March 12th, 2017

I gave a talk called Thinking about sex work as work on 6 April 2013 at the Dublin Anarchist Book Fair. Local abolitionists and anti-prostitution folks were attacking…

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Migrants in novels: James Ellroy, The Black Dahlia

laura agustin , January 27th, 2017

It wasn’t always all called trafficking. Whether or not migrants were officially or sentimentally designated refugees, they were portrayed as taking action. Getting screwed – certainly &#8…

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When your Business Stalls, it’s time to Evolve: Unpacking Corporate Anthropology with Dr. Andi Simon

Gamwell , January 25th, 2017

How can we make change easier? Do women lead differently from men? What is corporate anthropology? Ryan, Adam, and Aneil are back to answer these questions and more…

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