The zombie apocalypse is not a new cultural craze for Americans, but its recent resurgence during the Great Recession deserves some scrutiny for the way it invokes the lost figure of the zombie-worker. That's what David McNally (mis-announced as Daniel) argues in an article from Jacobin Magazine called "Zombie: apocalypse or rebellion?", read here by Joe Clement.
Joe Clement talks with Gina of the Portland Action Lab about anti-austerity actions that're being planned for November 3rd 2012. She describes the way that PAL and the groups who work with it are resisting austerity as "the new normal" and underscoring the hugely neglected economic aspects of justice.