Tag Archives: Neoliberalism

Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: iSlavery and Environmental Destruction — September 2017 — Videos

Digital technology is often seen as ‘immaterial’ and ‘smart’, defining a new industrial and social paradigm. Yet digital gadgets are produced within an ‘old-fashioned’ highly exploitative regime that has been likened to slavery, whilst the industry creates massive environmental destruction … Continue reading

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Digital Technology and Neoliberalism: the Basics – July 2017 – videos

How does digital technology function in, and shape, neoliberal capitalism? Is it just a question of corporations using technology to their advantage, or has digital technology fundamentally reshaped the whole system? Are we already, as a key anarchist critique ‘The … Continue reading

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Digital Technology and Neoliberalism: the Basics – London – July 6th 2017

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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TTIP day of action – Oct 2014 – videos

Here are some videos from the TTIP day of action 2014:   John Hilary – War on Want David Babbs – 38 Degrees Ludovica Rogers – Occupy London Sam Lowe – Friends Of the Earth Tracy Worcester – Pig Pledge … Continue reading

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Public meeting – The politics of alternative technology and workers’ plans – Jan 2014 – report

The January Breaking the Frame café discussion focussed on ‘alternative’ approaches to technology development by green and left movements but, as Patrick Mulvaney, who is an advisor to Practical Action (formerly the Intermediate Technology Development Group; ITDG) pointed out, at … Continue reading

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Public meeting – Financial Crisis and Austerity: the Role of Technology – Oct 2013 – report

October 14th saw the largest attendance so far at a BTF meeting. Due to two speakers having to pull out shortly before the event, Dave King of Luddites200 stood in for them. The first talk was on the causes of … Continue reading

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