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Digital Revolution

Using the history of technological revolutions to understand the present and shape the future

By Carlota Perez / 17 February, 2021

The beginning of the year 2021 feels like a crossroads. We have now been through three major crises in the last 20 years, each worse than the last: the dotcom bubble of 2000, the Great Recession of 2008, and the global recession triggered by the Covid pandemic, bringing what might […]

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What digital future for what Social Democracy?

By Evgeny Morozov / 4 September, 2020

Nothing reveals the existential crisis of the Social Democratic model quite like its inability to get a grip on today’s digital society. To reinvigorate itself and society, Social Democracy must embrace a new ambitious project that would not only reveal the true costs and vulnerabilities of neoliberal empowerment (where global […]

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“Citizens need to organise against the social media regime”

By Vincent Mosco / 12 August, 2019

Citizens’ mobilisation and other alternatives to the powerful system of surveillance capitalism that Big Tech and governments have created.

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Tightening the knot

By Tom Dobber / 18 June, 2019

AI doesn’t kill democracy – yet. But it does affect core principles of democratic societies

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Resisting surveillance

By Shoshana Zuboff / 7 June, 2019

Surveillance Capitalism uses our data for generating revenues – but without our knowledge or control.

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Cognitive capitalism and the assault on democracy

By Laurent Alexandre / 19 May, 2019

In the light of Artificial Intelligence, everything needs to be re-thought: from our idea of a human being to every aspect of society.

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No reason for AI and GAFAM to escape democratic oversight

By Paul Nemitz / 18 May, 2019

How to shape technology so that it strengthens democracy, rather than weakening it?

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Setting up the internet for the common good

By Geert-Jan Bogaerts / 13 May, 2019

Combating Silicon Valley capitalism and Chinese collectivism, so that the internet can serve the people again.

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Social Democracy in the time of cyberdemocracy

By Christophe Rouillon / 11 May, 2019

Social Democrats need to embrace democracy 2.0 – without watering down their message.

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Bridging the gap between technology and progressive politics

By Donatella Della Ratta / 10 May, 2019

The gap between politics and internet use in society is widening – time for restoring alliances between tech and progressive politics.

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