Tag Archives: Tech Industry

The Recession Will Be Unevenly Distributed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Those households, enterprises and organizations that have no debt, a very low cost basis and a highly flexible, adaptable structure will survive and even prosper. The coming recession will be unevenly distributed, … Continue reading

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Censorship in America: The New Normal

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Dark forces in America threaten speech, media, and academic freedoms. Social media, Google, and other tech giants are complicit in a campaign to suppress content conflicting with the official narrative. What’s increasingly going on is … Continue reading

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Loneliness

By Yogi Prateado Source: Adbusters The Silicon Valley in which I live, a culture infused with the cocaine high of technological breakthroughs, grates against my earthly sensibilities. Riding on the crest of adrenalin, discovery, and money, what many in the fair … 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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5 Reasons why donations to the poor may bring bad results!

By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect Does donating to poor countries actually help? Keep in mind there is a big difference between disaster response and longer term, more effective and sustainable development.  Much of the time outside assistance and donations … Continue reading

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A Phony Victim, and a Lot of Real Ones

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society In a recent open letter to the mayor (Julia Carrie Wong, “San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff,’“ The Guardian, Feb. 17), entitled tech bro Justin Keller … Continue reading

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