Jackie Wang

Jackie Wang is a student of the dream state, black studies scholar, prison abolitionist, poet, performer, library rat, trauma monster, and PhD student at Harvard University. She is the author of a number of punk zines, including On Being Hard Femme, a collection of dream poems titled Tiny Spelunker of the Oneiro-Womb, and the study Carceral Capitalism (Semiotext(e)/Intervention, 2018).


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Beyond “Carceral Capitalism”

In "Carceral Capitalism," Wang’s essays set up the abolition of the carceral state as one of the key moral battles of this century....


Carceral Capitalism: A Conversation with Jackie Wang


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