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How I Got Radicalized

Stress Balls Are a Sign of Our Overworked Culture

They may seem cute and squishy, but really they’re a byproduct of capitalism gone awry

Welcome to “How I Got Radicalized,” a series from GEN that tells the story of a cultural moment that made you drastically rethink how society works.



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Luke Ottenhof

Luke Ottenhof (he/him) is a freelance writer based in Kingston, Ontario, and sometimes in Toronto, Ontario.