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Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals.

While we busy ourselves greening our personal lives, fossil fuel corporations are rendering these efforts irrelevant.

They've pulled off the best trick ever: making it all about personal responsibility while they happily destroy the planet in the background. We need to attack the issue from all sides: personal change but, more importantly, system change.

Linked on the 25th of September, 2019 Details

The sharing economy was always a scam.

I always thought it should be called the renting economy but it's closer to an exploitation economy now.

Linked on the 26th of June, 2019 Details

Service for some, slavery for others

"The current service economy makes the middle class the working class and the working class the working poor. […] So, the next time you use an app that makes your life simpler and more convenient, spare a moment to wonder whether it’s making someone else’s life much more miserable."
Linked on the 28th of April, 2019 Details

Pay to reach your followers

This is where we are now. Getting charged to reach your own followers on social media. The honey pot is working.
Linked on the 11th of January, 2018 Details

On the Complicated Economics of Attention Capital

Are distracting technologies partially to blame for our economy’s sluggish productivity numbers?
Linked on the 1st of December, 2017 Details