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    This Is Not What I Expected

    I cannot handle the class+gender baggage of New New China!!!!!

    This and this, basically. and what is specifically wild about This is Not What I Expected is the total fantastical elimination of one of the binding features of contemporary Chinese society: familial strictures. It's not just a conceit on the level of New-York-without-black-people or freelancers-with-spectacular-apartments (comparable examples of the frothy sublimation of some animating logics of North America life - anti-black racism, precarity), but at an even more individually differentiated…