How to Win Enemies and Alienate Democracy

Does anyone else find it interesting when talking heads in media say things like “the people have decided,” or “America has chosen her next President,” whenever the percentages are something like 49% to 51%? Just recently in the UK, commentators were doing the same thing over Brexit, shouting over and over again that the “people”…

Surveillance Enthusiasts: Pleasure, Power & Fear

“The measure of how free a society is, is not how it treats its good, obedient, compliant citizens. But how it treats its dissidents, and those who resist orthodoxy.”-Glenn Greenwald It is no secret anymore that we are all members of a surveillance society, with the words of Orwell’s 1984 beginning to lift right off the…