The Bastani Factor: Control, Power and Resistance in the 21st Century. Interview With Cory Doctorow
What is the relationship between technology, society and politics? Is the former merely a tool for social control, or can it also open up new vistas of possibility and freedom? How can one become the other, and what does resistance look like in a world where culture, and digital culture, are increasingly constitutive of one […]
Opinion: The TikTok Saga Shows How the Internet and Technology Are Political
by Aaron Bastani
The TikTok and Huawei stories distill how China’s rise is not solely economic and political, argues Aaron Bastani. For the first time in 250 years, an Asian power is vying for long-term technological leadership with the West.
Live: Banquets and Bigots: Trump in the U.K.
As Tory hopefuls suck up to the ego-in-chief, we’re joined in the studio by Sarah Jaffe (journalist and co-host of the Belabored Podcast) and Hussein Kesvani (author and co-host of the Trash Future podcast). We’ll be discussing the nature of the special relationship, whether the working class love state banquets, the latest on Trump’s potential […]
Novara FM: Log On! the Rise of the Digital Party
On #NovaraFM James Butler is joined by Paolo Gerbaudo to discuss his new book ‘The Digital Party’: from hyperleaders to superbases, the end of the cadre and the effect of the internet on how people think about politics.