Beyond Awareness: ‘Mental Illness’ and the Ableism of Capitalism

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In American work culture “we value people based on their ability to produce” rather than “the meaningfulness of one’s contribution,” Katie Klabusich writes for Truthout. “So where does that leave those of us who are diagnosed with a mental illness and/or consider ourselves neurodivergent?” Through interviews with MIA contributor Laysha Ostrow of Live & Learn and others, Klabusich explores how we can “create spaces for opportunities for all to contribute.”

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