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Brit Heyworth Marling is an American actress and screenwriter. She rose to prominence after starring in several films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, including Sound of My Voice, Another Earth, and The East, which she co-wrote in addition to playing the lead role.
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The Shock Doctrine
The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Naomi Klein - Jun 24, 2008 (first published in 2006)
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In her ground-breaking reporting from Iraq, Naomi Klein exposed how the trauma of invasion was being exploited to remake the country in the interest of foreign corporations. She called it "disaster capitalism." Covering Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, and New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably similar. People still reeli...
Brit Marling
Apr 01, 2020
This book by @NaomiAKlein is amazing and important to read or re-read right now      source
Normal People
A Novel
Sally Rooney - Feb 18, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne’s house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the two teenagers—one they are d...
Brit Marling
Apr 15, 2019
@livinincamerica I loved Normal People #SallyRooney Disoriental by #NegarDjavadi and The Burnout Society by #ByungChulHan      source
Disoriental
Négar Djavadi - Apr 17, 2018 (first published in 2016)
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Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five and facing the future she has built for herself as well as the prospect of a new generation, Kimiâ is inundated by her own memories and the stories of her ancestors, which come to her in unstoppable, uncontainable waves. In ...
Brit Marling
Apr 15, 2019
@livinincamerica I loved Normal People #SallyRooney Disoriental by #NegarDjavadi and The Burnout Society by #ByungChulHan      source
The Burnout Society
Byung-Chul Han - Aug 12, 2015 (first published in 2010)
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Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to attention deficit disorder to borderline personality disorder. Byung-Chul Han interprets the spreading...
Brit Marling
Apr 15, 2019
@livinincamerica I loved Normal People #SallyRooney Disoriental by #NegarDjavadi and The Burnout Society by #ByungChulHan      source
This Changes Everything
Capitalism vs. The Climate
Naomi Klein - Aug 04, 2015
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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon – it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global bestsellers Shock Doctrine and No Logo, exposes the ...
Brit Marling
Apr 05, 2019
I think my heart just skipped a beat. I have read every book @NaomiAKlein has ever written — she’s a lighthouse in these turbulent times. #ThisChangesEverything is an urgent read.      source
The Hidden Life of Trees
What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World (The Mysteries of Nature (1))
Peter Wohlleben - Sep 13, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. Much like human families, tree parents live together with their childre...
Brit Marling
Apr 03, 2019
@z_al and I came up with the Tree Internet sequence after being inspired by #PeterWohlleben ‘s book #thehiddenlifeoftrees . The trees had their own internet communication through fungal…      source