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Jason Hickel

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Having spent the first half of his life in Swaziland, Jason earned a doctorate at the University of Virginia and now holds a fellowship at the London School of Economics. His research focuses on development, globalisation and labor, with an emphasis on Southern Africa. He lives in constant fear of being sniffed out for his counter-revolutionary penchant for bourgeois wine and jazz. Follow him on Twitter @jasonhickel.

We can’t eat rights!

By Jason Hickel “But we can’t eat rights, hawu!” Those five words of protest that usher from the lips of South Africa’s underclass sting like…