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A Cure For Wellness with Amanda Mull

What do Goop and Capitalism have in common? Both refuse to go away despite how much suffering they’ve caused! This week Amanda Mull (@amandamull) joins Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) to discuss these topics and more. They begin by talking about fashion, ad-based media, and the ways that we exist within these constructs. Afterwards, they talk about identity and size, fat-phobia, and what we can do to make sure all bodies feel beautiful. 

 

CW: Self-harm and intense discussion body image.

 

Interested in Material World? Click here for Amanda’s most recent article.

 

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