Tag Archives: surveillance

Xi Jinping: Smooth Talker vs. Brass-Knuckle Operator

China’s president talks high-mindedly about economic globalization. Sounds good, until you see his latest global export strategy – tools for human control.

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China’s Global Battle over Human Rights

China has turned human rights into an underrated, yet crucial battleground in the shaping of a new world order.

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Facebook & Co.: How to Stop Surveillance Capitalism

Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.

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The Orwellian Danger of Facebook

Is Mark Zuckerberg really in control of Facebook? Or is he a sorcerer’s apprentice that cannot handle the invention?

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5G: China’s Dream to Dominate World Technology

The China threat and the U.S.-European convergence of interests.

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The Problem With Direct Democracy: The Case of California

Direct democracy is now easier than ever. But raw public input without first improving democratic processes is dangerous.

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Digital Fascism Rising?

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism?

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Trump Inherits the Surveillance State

Resisting the damage of the Trump Administration will be made very difficult.

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CIA Torture: Book the Americans

If ever there is an open-and-shut case for the ICC to raise its stature as a universal upholder of justice, this is it.

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No NSA Reform, No CIA Reform

Reflections on U.S. politics as an eternal talk show.

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