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Livia Gershon
Freelance

Livia Gershon is a freelance reporter who writes about the intersection of economics, politics and everyday life. Her work has appeared in Pacific Standard, The Guardian, Salon, and VICE among others. She lives in New Hampshire.

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Essay/Work
The future is emotional

Human jobs in the future will be the ones that require emotional labour: currently undervalued and underpaid but invaluable

Livia Gershon

Essay/Human Rights
Bring back Women’s Lib

Modern feminism seeks equality with men. But in a dysfunctional society, that is nowhere near enough

Livia Gershon

Essay/Demography & Migration
A libertarian utopia

Libertarians are united by opposition to government, but when it comes to planning a new society they are deeply divided

Livia Gershon

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