Book review by David Beer Is technology undermining democracy? Do we ever really know how we arrive at our political views? The pixelated vision of the near future offered in Jamie Bartlett’s new book […]
John Gomez/Shutterstock.com Steve Schifferes, City, University of London The UK financial press was much slower to criticise the austerity policies of the government than in other parts of Europe. This meant that it became accepted […]
“Looks like European privacy rules may be captured by Google even before they are implemented.” Read here The article by Jason Kint is here
“Platform Capitalism is, of course, underpinned by the value of our data. Targeting people using their data is not the exception, it is the whole point. It is targeting that enables data to be turned […]
A wide ranging lecture by George Monbiot that ticks almost all boxes.
“At what point did politics move from being a competing narrative of possible futures and become instead the wasteland of our sub-conscious fears exploited for a lucrative buck by Etonian snake-oil salesmen?” Read here
The main difference between the media in the United States and the EU is that here two journalists who tried to report the non-corporate-media side of the story were recently murdered. Read here
An excellent interview with Michael Hudson. The interview starts with Trump, but quickly moves on.
Is free speech a remnant of the past? Chris Dillow may be confusing free speech with debate and discussion, but there are a number of interesting thoughts in this article, thus well worth reading. Read […]