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Algorithmic Management

Examinging how algorithmic management works and why it is likely to become even more widespread.

Record Level of American Men Foregoing College

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 22/09/2021 - 6:46pm in

Why are so many young men giving up on college?

Matt Stoller: #OccupyWallStreet Is a Church of Dissent, Not a Protest

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 20/09/2021 - 8:00pm in

Trying to clear up the rear-view-mirror takes on OccupyWallStreet, ten years later.

US Urged to End Drone Strikes After Pentagon Says Killing 10 Afghan Civilians Was ‘Horrible Mistake’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 18/09/2021 - 7:35pm in

"That was not a 'mistake,'" said journalist Anand Giridharadas. "War crimes are not oopsies."

The Downton Abbey Effect: British Aristocratic Matches with American Business Heiresses in the Late 19th Century

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/09/2021 - 2:55pm in

How economically faltering British aristocrats monetized their titles.

Neoliberalism Is Dying – Now We Must Replace It

From taming Big Tech to competing with China, Western governments are retreatig from neoliberalism. But what comes next?

The Cost of Corporate America: Checking Your Conscience at the Door

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 02/09/2021 - 8:52pm in

Reflections on the moral cost of being a corporate citizen.

Book Review: Reimagining Humanity’s Obligation to Wild Animals

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

In “Wild Souls,” Emma Marris explores the worth of individual animals and species, and humanity’s obligations to them.

I Studied People Who Think Leisure Is a Waste of Time – Here’s What I Found

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/08/2021 - 7:20pm in

Leisure? Bah, humbug!

50th Anniversary of Powell Memorandum: Neoliberalism Has Wrecked Its Hosts

Commemorating a desructive anniversary, that of the Powell memo that set forth how big business would wage war against ordinary citizens.