"Yum," quoth the leisure class. / William Ismael
The Baffler,  June 17, 2016

Daily Bafflements

Foodieism, gender identity, and the sharing economy (oh my)

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• After you read about how Moon Juice exec Amanda Chantal Bacon eats—between dropping her toddler Rohan off at school and Kundalini yoga in Venice, that is—you may need to cleanse by reading Heather Havrilesky’s new essay on “the foodie devolution” in our current issue and drink some calming green juice.

Baffler contributing editor Susan Faludi sat down yesterday with Radio Open Source to talk about her father’s late-life gender transition, her new book In the Darkroom, and the ways in which our deep and conflicting visions of identity shape our strange political climate—a subject she recently took on in our pages.

The sharing economy, well, isn’t, writes Sarah O’Connor for the Financial Times, surprising exactly zero working people. But don’t worry, she’s got some hefty new policy papers to prove that Uber, Upwork, and Mechanical Turk just aren’t playing nice.

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