Revolt of the Robots
- George Monbiot
How we can find meaning, purpose and pride when the workplace no longer offers them
Why bother designing robots when you can reduce human beings to machines? Last week, Amazon acquired a patent for a wristband that can track the hand movements ...
Resist a US trade deal. Your life may depend on it
- George Monbiot
We cannot trust our government to fight America’s disgusting farming practices. Unless we mobilise, US livestock pumped full of antibiotics will harm us all.
Sébastien Thibault/The Guardian
It looks like a proper zombie apocalypse. ...
Genocide Washington Style – Venezuela Next?
- Peter Koenig
Why does nobody dare to pronounce the term “Genocide” in connection with the Washington committed atrocities around the globe? – If there is one nation that is guilty of mass-murder it is the United States of America and her Zionist ...
How Empire operates: an interview with Laleh Khalili
- Viewpoint Magazine
Laleh Khalili is a professor of Middle East politics at SOAS. She is the author of Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration (Cambridge 2007) and Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies ...
Facebook will become more powerful than the NSA in less than 10 years , unless we stop it
- Nafeez Ahmed نفیظ احمد
What do NATO, private military contractors, giant arms manufacturers, wine merchants, the NSA, Trump, British property tycoons, Russian oligarchs, and Big Oil have in common? The world’s largest social network
Published to launch ...
Commonfare or the Welfare of the Commonwealth
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
by General Intellect (Andrea Fumagalli, Edward Graham, Geert Lovinck, Cristina Morini, Marco Sachy and Jennifer Veldman
In contemporary capitalism, both labor and social policies are indissolubly linked. The separation between labor-time and lifetime ...
The New Cold War is happening in Africa
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
There is a new Cold War that is brewing and the African continent is slated to be its epic center. With China’s impressive rise as an economic superpower and Russia’s re-emergence as a strong military contender, the United States government ...
Meet the CIA: guns, drugs and money
- Jeffrey St. Clair - Alexander Cockburn
On November 22, 1996, the US Justice Department indicted General Ramón Guillén Davila of Venezuela on charges of importing cocaine into the United States.
The federal prosecutors alleged that while heading Venezuela’s anti-drug ...
Is whistleblowing worth prison or a life in exile?
Edward Snowden talks to Daniel Ellsberg
- Ewen MacAskill
The two most famous whistleblowers in modern history discuss Steven Spielberg’s new film, The Post, about Ellsberg’s leaking of the Pentagon Papers, the personal cost of what they did – and if they’d advise anybody to follow in ...
Reeling in Facebook and Google before it's too late
- Steven Rosenfeld
Everywhere you look, high tech is in somebody’s bullseye. Take Apple. On the inside, top investors are worried about its products’ effects on children. On the outside, liberal activists are grousing about its offshore ...