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Of Course Billionaires Shouldn’t Exist

By HipCrime Vocab There’s apparently a row over whether billionaires should exist. That is, whether or not billionaires should be a thing in our society. What a stupid question. Of course billionaires shouldn’t exist! But the reason has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Data governance and the new frontiers of resistance

The 21st century corporation is using algorithmic-based intelligence to accumulate data on a massive scale. Social movements need to grasp this change quickly. By Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami Source: ROAR Four centuries after the East India Company set the … Continue reading

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Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent

Mnar Muhawesh speaks with journalist Daniel McAdams about being permanently banned from Twitter, social media censorship and more. By Mnar Muhawesh Source: Mint Press News It’s an open secret. The deep state is working hand in hand with Silicon Valley social … Continue reading

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The Tech Giants Are a Conduit for Fascism

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg A second former Amazon employee would spark more controversy. Deap Ubhi, a former AWS employee who worked for Lynch, was tasked with gathering marketing information to make the case for a single cloud inside … Continue reading

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Algorithmic Feudalism

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg Stiegler insists, however, that authentic thinking and calculative thinking are not mutually exclusive; indeed, mathematical rationality is one of our major prosthetic extensions. But the catastrophe of the digital age is that the global … Continue reading

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How to Avert a Digital Dystopia

By Jumana Abu-Ghazaleh Source: OneZero “What I find [ominous] is how seldom, today, we see the phrase ‘the 22nd century.’ Almost never. Compare this with the frequency with which the 21st century was evoked in popular culture during, say, the … Continue reading

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The Real Big Brother

By Eric Zuesse Source: Consortium News Jeff Bezos is the owner of The Washington Post, which leads America’s news-media in their almost 100 percent support and promotion of neoconservatism, American imperialism and wars. This includes sanctions, coups, and military invasions … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos’s Corporate Takeover of Our Lives

How Amazon’s relentless pursuit of profit is squeezing us all—and what we can do about it By David Dayen Source: In These Times AMAZON IS AN ONLINE RETAILER. It also runs a marketplace for other online retailers. It’s also a shipper … Continue reading

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