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Jackie Wang is a student of the dream state, black-studies scholar, prison abolitionist, poet, performer, library rat, trauma monster, and PhD candidate at Harvard University. She is the author of a number of punk zines, including On Being Hard Femme, as well as a collection of dream poems titled Tiny Spelunker of the Oneiro-Womb. She tweets @loneberrywang and blogs at loneberry.tumblr.com.
Parasitic governance, as a modality of the new racial capitalism, uses five primary techniques: financial states of exception, automated processing, extraction and looting, confinement, and gratuitous violence.