Articles by: H. C. Gildfind

Author Biography:

H. C. Gildfind is the author of The Worry Front, published by Margaret River Press. She holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne on the relationship between Australian literature and history.

REWILDING, PART III

Left will flip back to Right again, just as easily. And then? This is what will remain: a bigger, more desperate—more exploitable—underclass, and a porked-up police state.

REWILDING, Part II

It’s not the ‘unclaimed’ who line the graves of the world’s potter’s fields: known or unknown, named or unnamed, you can be sure there is one thing they share in common—they’re paupers, all.

REWILDING, Part I

It is odd that digital images born from a distant satellite should move me so deeply, while this—the sheer loveliness of ordinary faces—leaves me feeling nothing much at all.

F*ck the Gig Economy, by H. C. Gildfind

On the uberisation of everything

Informit: F*ck the gig sharing slave economy

On the uberisation of everything My partner and I own a tiny, purpose-built holidayaccommodation business that has been run independently for thirty years. We took it over about six years ago, and after five years of steady traffic to our website, achieved by word of mouth and customers' Google searches, we suddenly had no traffic at all. We realised that this was because people were going directly to Airbnb. (Incidentally, it's easy to forget that…