Category: Internet

Paris Marx: The Privatized Internet Has Failed Us

The early promises about the utopia that the internet would bring us have proven wrong

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Jake Johnson: Facebook’s Growing Ties to ‘Republican Political Machine’

“It’s a GOP propaganda mill,” one observer said of the social media platform

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Thomas Klikauer: Three Internet-Creating Ideologies

The Internet provides another option for capitalism’s hallucination of endless growth

Bart Hawkins Kreps: The toxic cloud called ‘Internet’

If we don’t redirect our global economic system, and fast, the whole toxic cloud may crash whether we like it or not

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Ryan Grim: Big Tech’s Kafkaesque Approach to Censorship

YouTube’s Censorship Reflects Broad Problems With Big Tech

Johann Hari: Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen

Social media and many other facets of modern life are destroying our ability to concentrate. We need to reclaim our minds while we still can

Kenn Orphan: Censorship, the Myth of Free Data and the False Solutions on the Table

Social media has never been a free service for any of us. But it has certainly given a lot of advertisers, wealthy investors, intelligence agents and politicians a free ride

Elaine Meyer: How Gen Z Is Fighting Back Against Big Tech

Many in this generation are aware of what they have lost by having grown up on social media, so they’re logging off and working to create a safer, healthier future

Elaine Meyer: How Gen Z Is Fighting Back Against Big Tech

Many in this generation are aware of what they have lost by having grown up on social media, so they’re logging off and working to create a safer, healthier future

Prabir Purkayastha: Meta Isn’t Just About Rebranding Facebook—Could It Bring a Dystopian Future?

Facebook’s announcement has implications about digital life and work—provided it can attract younger users and gamer skeptics and overcome the hate speech and disinformation problems that could still plague Zuckerberg’s vision

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