Tag Archives: Technocracy

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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Breaking the Frame Gathering – May 2014 – videos and reports

May 2nd to 5th 2014, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire Skip to videos Over Mayday bank holiday weekend a wide range of environmental, workplace and social activists met at The Breaking the Frame gathering, to discuss how different technologies impact our lives … 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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Public meeting – Gender and the Politics of Technology – Sept 2013 – report

The third Breaking the Frame meeting again generated a very lively debate. Well-known author and campaigner, Cynthia Cockburn, introduced the discussion, focusing on technology and work, and how it creates not only social class but also gender roles. Typically women … Continue reading

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Breaking the Frame Gathering – Derbyshire – July 9-12 2015

BREAKING THE FRAME 2: Second Gathering on the Politics of Technology, July 9-12 2015, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire. Book Online SITE MOBILE NUMBER 07591058499 Organised by CorporateWatch, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Luddites200 and others Come to BTF2 for a fresh conversation … Continue reading

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TTIP: The ‘harmonization’ of regulation for the benefit of corporations – London – Oct 6th 2014

Negotiated in secret and widely opposed by civil society and community groups, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) calls for the ‘harmonisation’ of regulations between the United States and the E.U.  Internet privacy and safety and environmental regulations in … Continue reading

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Databases and data-mining: a favoured method for security and law enforcement agencies

Databases and data-mining: a favoured method for security and law enforcement agencies Chris Jones Statewatch Image from The Guardian The documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden on the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) … Continue reading

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Technocracy, gender and reproductive technology

David King It is often assumed that the Enlightenment ideals of rationality, liberalism and progress through science are aligned with the liberation of women. Reproductive technologies, as part of medicine are also assumed to be an unalloyed benefit for women, … Continue reading

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