For a Freelancer in the Gig Economy, There’s More at Stake Than a Paycheck
Freelancers are turned into abstractions rather than people, recontextualizing the social relations of work in new ways.
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We foster passionate spaces that are beholden to identities in formation and reworking. So, naturally, these spaces can get tense AF.
Our lives are lived online, and to ask us to exist homogeneously across all platforms and networks as trackable subjects is a cruel twist of the internet’s potential.
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What I can do for now is to give back in ways that may seem extraneous, but bring delight to the recipient. So, I make frozen desserts.
I suspect that these shows, which characterize speed and hustle as natural elements of cooking, are part of the male professional kitchen’s effort to divorce their work from the feminine history of cooking.