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Nina Trige Andersen

Trige Andersen is a freelance journalist and historian.

The marketization of China's economy

CHINA: On the edge of the republic, the cultural revolution and market capitalism: Beijing from Below provides a unique insight into China of today – through life stories belonging to the urban people who have not found a place in either official history or official economic progress.

Skin braiding of the tale of modern slavery

THE RESCUE INDUSTRY: It is not only the others who are being exploited. Politicians, trade unionists and philanthropists are falling over each other in the fight against modern slavery.

A truly solidary and subversive feminism – who do you work for?

WORK: "Working under capitalism is devastating to people, you die a little inside every time you go to work for someone else."

How China and Japan were integrated into today's completely unsustainable global capitalism

EAST ASIA: Mark W. Driscoll tells, among other things, concrete stories about drunken, arrogant, hyper-violent and rape-cultivating diplomats, missionaries and businessmen.

The joy of the work of others

DO IT YOURSELF:  Author Salomé Aguilera Svirsky dissects and refines a visual genre we know but have not learned to appreciate.

The experience of (un) human encounters with the ancients

NURSING: After a decade in Norwegian elderly care, nurse Vigdis J. Reisæter could no longer bear to give a sedative to anxiety sufferers of dementia instead of a hand to hold and an ear to listen with.

When there is politics in the courtroom

THAILAND: A powerful elite in Thailand – Myanmar's neighbor – has been trying to resolve the country's political problems with the courts for the past decade, which has only exacerbated the situation. In a new book, Duncan McCargo warns against "legalization."

On the dark side of truth

MEDIA: The struggle for truth – and thus for documentary – has become brutal. A new book analyzes how truth claims and digital culture shape our political realities.

TaskRabbit, Uber, Airbnb and Kitchen Surfing

Platforms: The so-called sharing economy promises freedom to organize one's own working life. Sociologist Alexandrea J. Ravenelle examines the survival conditions of platform workers.