Monthly Archives: June 2015

Technology vs Humanity w/ Gerd Leonhard


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Hacking Corporations to Develop Socially Useful Production?

“”The Story of the Lucas Aerospace Shop Stewards Alternative Corporate Plan” was made in 1978 for the Open University. It documents an unusual episode in British corporate history. Shop stewards from Lucas Aerospace, facing massive redundancies, developed their own plan … Continue reading

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Culture & Economy in the Age of Social Media -Fuchs

“Using Raymond Williams to draw attention to the material conditions of control, production and use of social media, including case studies from the USA and China. Most notably the book insists on understanding the international division of labour behind the … Continue reading

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Love your symptoms: A sympathetic diagnosis of the Ecomodernist Manifesto

Originally posted on ENTITLE blog – a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology:
*by Paul Robbins and Sarah A. Moore Amidst – and despite – its deep-seated rejection of technocratic fixes, can political ecology reconcile itself with ecomodernism? Source:…

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What Amazon Taught the Cops by Ingrid Burrington

Predictive policing is just another form of supply-chain efficiency. (Illustration by Tim Robinson) “The future of policing, it seems, will look a lot like the present of policing, just faster and with more math. Instead of using inherent bias and … Continue reading

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Foucault and May 1968 (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault and May 1968 Published on 18 Jun 2015 François Ewald (CNAM), Bernard Harcourt (Columbia Law School, Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought), and Jesús R. Velasco (LAIC Chair, Columbia University) delve into the influences…

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As it happened – Yanis Varoufakis’ intervention during the 27th June 2015 Eurogroup Meeting

Originally posted on Yanis Varoufakis:
The Eurogroup Meeting of 27th June 2015 will not go down as a proud moment in Europe’s history. Ministers turned down the Greek government’s request that the Greek people should be granted a single week during which to…

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