Tag Archives: Douglas Rushkoff

Billionaires, Bunkers and Brain Damage

“The rich are not like us” By Mickey Z. Source: Dissident Voice Douglas Rushkoff has an article (based on his latest book) called “The super-rich ‘preppers’ planning to save themselves from the apocalypse,” in The Observer. This excerpt gives you an idea of how … Continue reading

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The depth of anti-humanist sentiment related by Douglas Rushkoff in his latest book, Survival of the Richest, is harrowing and illuminating. By Chris Barsanti Source: PopMatters Some things can be horrifying even if unsurprising. One such moment is the opening anecdote … Continue reading

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Eternity, nature, society and the absurd fantasies of the rich

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Professor and author Douglas Rushkoff recently wrote about a group of wealthy individuals who paid him to answer questions about how to manage their lives after what they believe will be the collapse of society. … Continue reading

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Reimagining Money

What if markets were designed to build trust instead of wealth? By Douglas Rushkoff (The Atlantic) Bitcoin was conceived as a modern solution to an ages-old problem: How can two parties agree on and verify an exchange of value? In … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods

Notes from GrantMorrisonMovie.com: Grant Morrison is one of the most popular writers in comics, and one of the most controversial. He is the Rock Star of Comics, a philosopher and chaos magician, who has used his comics to change both … Continue reading

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Rushkoff on the Economy

I’ve been reading Douglas Rushkoff’s “Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” and have by coincidence just reached a chapter of the book covering the topic of currencies and the economy as Washington D.C. attempts to avoid another default. I found … Continue reading

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