Nomadland

Nomadland ★★★

One too many deliberate choices to avoid politics of any kind - The weirdly toothless portrayal of Amazon, the way a whole surgery happens without any mention of healthcare, the complete absence of substantial political conversations/debates among people making clearly political decisions, the foregrounding of two fictional characters with well-off families offering them homes against the backdrop of real nomads whose stories are much more interesting... it’s a shame!


The subtitle of the book this is based on is “Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” and it opens with the quote “The capitalists don’t want anyone living off their economic grid.”

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