Whatever happened to technologies that liberate the human spirit?
I want to feel hopeful, but as I look around, it’s harder and harder to feel optimistic, expert perhaps to cheer on what resistance we see among fast food workers, and others trying to save the internet from the deals that have gone down or are about to go down.
• There is no neutrality in the war to save the net.
• Can the Commissars of Comcast be stopped? I doubt it, given how many lobbyists they have spreading lucre in all the right places.
• The Afghan war will someday end only to see a new army of contractors replace the uniforms, as they did in Iraq, bringing the world’s first civilization to its lowest point ever.
A wise man once asked, “What is to be done?” Good question, still.