Category Archives: Dystopia

Saturday Matinee: Metropolis

From Open Culture: Today we bring you one of the most influential films of all time: Fritz Lang’s 1927 fable of good and evil fighting it out in a futuristic urban dystopia, Metropolis. The melodrama is set in the year … Continue reading

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Goose-stepping Our Way Toward Pink Revolution

By CJ Hopkins Source: CounterPunch So the global capitalist ruling classes’ neutralization of the Trumpian uprising seems to be off to a pretty good start. It’s barely been a month since his inauguration, and the corporate media, liberal celebrities, and … Continue reading

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Noseblind to Odors in Your Empire?

By John Rohn Hall Source: Axis of Logic Using metaphor or analogy as a creative aid is especially useful when venturing journalistically into uncomfortable, foreign territory, and Trump’s new version of Amerika is indeed uncomfortable and foreign territory. Gotta admit … Continue reading

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Embedded beings: how we blended our minds with our devices

By Saskia K Nagel  & Peter B Reiner (aeon) Like life itself, technologies evolve. So it is that the telephone became the smartphone, that near-at-hand portal to the information superhighway. We have held these powerful devices in the palms of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Dust (2016)

Dust is set in a dystopian world where most of humanity lives in walled cities to protect themselves from a chaotic environment where evolution occurs at breakneck speed, creating organisms which can be a deadly plague or miraculous medicine. It’s … Continue reading

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Propaganda Techniques of Empire

By James Petras Source: Axis of Logic Introduction Washington’s quest for perpetual world power is underwritten by systematic and perpetual propaganda wars. Every major and minor war has been preceded, accompanied and followed by unremitting government propaganda designed to secure … Continue reading

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Nationalist Propaganda has Many Progressives Demonizing ‘The Russians’

By Robert Barsocchini Source: Washington’s Blog Neocon and neoliberal war propaganda, as exhibited in the Washington Post, New York Times, etc., “has turned much of the liberal/progressive community” in the US “into a pro-New Cold War constituency willing to engage … Continue reading

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Courage and Free Speech

Throughout human history there have been individuals who have been ready to risk everything for their beliefs By Timothy Garton Ash Source: aeon ‘Nothing is more difficult,’ wrote the German political essayist Kurt Tucholsky in 1921, ‘and nothing requires more … Continue reading

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