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How McKinsey destroyed the middle class.

Take some time out to read this fascinating piece on the corrosive effect of management consultancies on how businesses are now run at the expense of the people working there.

Linked on the 16th of February, 2020 Details

When America tried to deport its radicals

Interesting story about the partially successful attempt to deport political dissidents from the USA one hundred years ago. Nothing really changes.

Linked on the 20th of November, 2019 Details

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

As society unravels, the future is up forĀ grabs.

As the amazon burns, don't count on our leaders to prevent our self-destruction. They're locked in to the system and the transnational corporations that govern it. They will not be the source of the radical changes needed.

Jeremy Lent argues the window for new ideas is opening now. We can still go both ways.

Linked on the 15th of September, 2019 Details

Concrete clickbait: next time you share a spomenik photo, think about what it means.

Photos of these modernist monuments are frequently shared without context or wrongly attributed to commissioning by Tito. Theirs is a story of historical erasure and lessons from the past we seem to be ignoring yet again.

Linked on the 17th of August, 2019 Details

The majority illusion.

A quick puzzle to tell whether you know what people are thinking. I seriously overthought this one before getting it wrong.
Linked on the 11th of June, 2019 Details