Vox Populi

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Norman Solomon: Corporate Media Supports Anyone But Sanders or Warren

What’s at stake includes democracy—the informed consent of the governed—and so much more.

December 6, 2019 · 3 Comments

Amihai Glazer: Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies tax incentives

New York City should count its blessings.  Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sandy Solomon: Notes from the Times

We watch purchase of power become protected right: they claim that money equals nothing less than speech. Bad enough that once wasps broached the ceiling. Near the patch, across the … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: Revolt of the Robots

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 … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marsha Gordon: Blade Runner’s chillingly prescient vision of the future

Can corporations become so powerful that they dictate the way we feel? Can machines get mad – like, really mad – at their makers? Can people learn to love machines? … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

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