Bread and Circuses

Later on in deconstructing Saturday (spoiler alert!), I’ll be using “Look at those iPods!” as a chorus for how the book marvels over things like innovation in science and technology whilst ignoring or minimizing stuff like institutionalized disenfranchisement of the poor and people of color.

The comparisons to tonight’s Olympic kickoff ceremony thing should be obvious.


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