The book is, above all else, an attempt to interrogate the increasingly hostile future our society is preparing, with no sense of shame or irony, for its next…
A war is being waged on today’s younger generation, pillaging everything they have to offer, in deference to a rabid model of market fundamentalism and neoliberalism.
The hybridized concept of “manchild” marks a space in which innocence is lost and childhood stolen.
The other America is the at times glitzy, often gaudy world of rampant commodification and sexualization.
While “post-racial” may mean less overt racism, the idea that we have moved into a post-racial period in American history is an act of willful denial and ignorance.
The potential for lucrative profits to be made off the spending habits and economic influence of kids has certainly not been lost on Disney.