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 Cybernetic Hypothesis’ suggests, enmeshed in a control system in which conventional resistance just strengthens the system?

Watch Ursula Huws of the University of Hertfordshire describe the nuts and bolts of how digital capitalism works.

And watch Richard Hall of De Montfort University as he discusses a critique of digital capitalism developed by French anarchists in the 1990s.

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