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Neoliberal Defenestration and the Overton Window

By Stephen Martin Source: CounterPunch ‘It is difficult to get Artificial Intelligence to understand something, when the Research and Development funding it depends upon its not understanding it’– Paraphrase of Upton Sinclair. defenestration  (diːˌfɛnɪˈstreɪʃən) n the act of throwing a person or thing  out … Continue reading

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Freedom Is a Myth: We Are All Prisoners of the Police State’s Panopticon Village

“We’re run by the Pentagon, we’re run by Madison Avenue, we’re run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don’t revolt we’ll have to go along with the stream to the eventual avalanche…. As long as … Continue reading

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Zucktown, USA

Facebook, Amazon, and Google are reviving the ill-fated “company towns” of the Gilded Age By Julianne Tveten Source: The Baffler EARLIER THIS YEAR IN SILICON VALLEY, a phalanx of six-figure-earning Facebook engineers confronted Mark Zuckerberg about subsidizing their extortionate rents. Meanwhile, the contract … 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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Media, Mind-Control, & Meditation: Plato’s E-Cave Panopticon and Beyond

By Mankh (Walter E. Harris III) Source: Axis of Logic “Relax,” said the night man,
”We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like, 
But you can never leave!”  – The Eagles, from “Hotel California” In Plato’s Allegory of … Continue reading

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Oceania Forever: Rise of the Global Police State

By Patrick Henningsen Source: Waking Times Much has been written about the approaching Police State in alternative media. Commentary ranges from various warnings, to shock and outrage, and fear over an impending martial law takeover in North America and Western … Continue reading

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Prisons Without Walls: We’re All Inmates in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is perfectly possible for a man to be out of prison and yet not free—to be under no physical constraint and yet be a psychological captive, compelled to think, feel and … Continue reading

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The Asshole Factory

Our economy doesn’t make stuff anymore. So what does it make? By Umair Haque Source: Medium My good friend Mara has not one but two graduate degrees. From fine, storied universities. Surprise, surprise: the only “job” she was able to … Continue reading

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