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Material Culture Journalism, 4

Five Siblings Run the U.S.’s Only Baijiu Distillery in Their Mom’s Backyard” by Anne Ewbank in Atlas Obscura. (HT/TL) #foodways

Chanel Shoes, but no Salary: How One Woman [Anthropologist] Exposed the Scandal of the French Fashion Industry” by Stefanie Marsh in The Guardian. (HT/MB) #exploitation #precarity #fashion

New App Uses Indigenous Basketry Patterns to Teach Math Concepts” by Diane Luckow in Simon Fraser University News. (HT/KH?) #basketry #technology #ethnomathematics

The Dollar Store Backlash Has Begun” by Tanvi Misra in Citylab. #inequality #retail

Dollar Stores Are Targeting Struggling Urban Neighborhoods and Small Towns. One Community Is Showing How to Fight Back” by Marie Donahue and Stacy Mitchell at Institute for Local Self-Reliance. #inequality #retail #urban&rural

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