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Why Don't We Have Flying Cars? How Capitalism Steered Innovation Toward Social Control Rather Than Technological Wonders
Posted on: Jun 5, 2012, Source: The Baffler
The technologies that did emerge proved most conducive to surveillance and work discipline.
Debt: What It Is and Why We Fight It
Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: N+1 Magazine
David Graeber, Mike Konczal, Sarah Jaffe and Brian Kalkbrenner discuss debt--what it is, why we're drowning in it, why it's a political issue. Moderated by Astra Taylor.
“What Did We Actually Do Right?” On the Unexpected Success and Spread of Occupy Wall Street
Posted on: Oct 19, 2011, Source: Naked Capitalism
A look back at the beginnings of the Occupy Wall Street movement, how it has spread, and the lessons of its experiments in direct democracy.
With No Future Visible, Young Activists Have Few Options but to "Occupy Wall Street"
Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free
Is it really surprising that young protesters on Wall Street and around the world would like to have a word with the financial magnates who stole their future?
The Myth of Protest Violence
Posted on: Aug 26, 2004, Source: The Nation
Every time there is a major mobilization, police and government officials begin warning the public that they should expect violence. But where is the evidence for it?
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