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The Bear and the Contradictions of Work

Sherry Linkon and John Russo Working Class Perspectives
The Bear helps us see the struggles that make work difficult and the commitments that make it meaningful. If we want to understand why work matters, and what workers might be longing for, we have to recognize both sides of this balance sheet.

The Working-Class Cinematic Legacy of Film Noir

Leonard Pierce Jacobin
In the stiflingly reactionary cultural atmosphere of postwar America, most filmmakers didn’t talk much about class. But there was one significant exception: film noir was the most class-conscious genre of motion picture America has ever produced.
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