Like of “The real cancel culture” by Cory Doctorow

Original post found at: https://pluralistic.net/2021/04/06/digital-phrenology/#digital-phrenology

“Cancel culture” – the prospect of permanent exclusion from your chosen profession due to some flaw – has been a fixture in blue-collar labor since the 1930s, as Nathan Newman writes in The American Prospect.

Ugh yes, these aptitude tests are the bane of my partner’s existence. I haven’t had to do one in a few years but they piss me off too. “Junk science” for sure.

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