The poor fetish: commodifying working class culture | ROAR Magazine

guerrillamamamedicine:

Their experience will always be confined to dancing in a warehouse, drinking cocktails from jam jars or climbing the stairs of a multi-story car park in search of a new pop-up restaurant. Never will they face the grinding monotony of mindless work, the inability to pay bills or feed their children, nor the feeling of guilt and hopelessness that comes from being at the bottom of a system that blames the individual but offers no legitimate means by which they can escape.

I see this happening to formerly working-class districts like the Mission and the Tenderloin in San Francisco as well…

The poor fetish: commodifying working class culture | ROAR Magazine

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