Category Archives: Technology

US Seeks to Monopolize Cyberwarfare

By Ulson Gunnar Source: New Eastern Outlook The use of information to enhance martial power goes back to the beginning of human civilization itself, where propaganda and psychological warfare went hand-in-hand with slings, arrows, swords and shields. The most recent … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Cultural Evolution

By Joe Brewer Source: Resilience What does the ecological crisis have in common with global poverty? How does politics relate to economics? The study of history? The changing landscape of technology, arts, and culture? Why is there not a coherent School … Continue reading

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End-times for humanity

  Humanity is more technologically powerful than ever before, and yet we feel ourselves to be increasingly fragile. Why? By Claire Colebrook Source: Aeon The end of the world is a growth industry. You can almost feel Armageddon in the … Continue reading

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Google Censors Block Access to CounterPunch and Other Progressive Sites

By Eric Sommer Source: CounterPunch The U.S. government, and the information technology companies which collaborate with it, is moving fully into the camp of governments which relentlessly utilize the internet to collect users online data, monitor their activities, and control … Continue reading

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Globalisation: Hyperstition, Surveillance, and the Empire of Reason

By S.C. Hickman Source: Techno Occulture Edmund Berger in his essay Underground Streams speaking of various tactics used by the Situationists, Autonomia, and the Carnivalesque: “Like the Situationists the Autonomia would engage with the tradition of the Carnivalesque alongside a Marxist political … Continue reading

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Sweat Shops, GMOs and Neoliberal Fundamentalism: The Agroecological Alternative to Global Capitalism

By Colin Todhunter Source: Global Research Much of the argument in favour of GM agriculture involves little more than misrepresentations and un scrupulous attacks on those who express concerns about the technology and its impacts. These attacks are in part designed to whip up … Continue reading

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The State is at War — with the Future

By Thomas L. Knapp Source: The Fifth Column It’s turning into a long hot summer for the emerging global counter-economy. In June and July, an international group of law enforcement agencies took down two of the largest “Dark Web” marketplaces, … Continue reading

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A Skeleton Key to the Alt Left

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Last time we looked at the differences between the “Left” as manifested in the mainstream political discourse and those of a number of authors, blogger and thinkers that I’ve (somewhat arbitrarily) lumped under the umbrella of … Continue reading

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