Tag: Big Tech
The coming decade in the USA will be not only increasingly difficult economically, increasingly unstable politically, but will prove to be a period in which technology is increasingly threatening basic civil rights as well as the very foundations of Democracy itself.
When the Covid-19 pandemic is finally contained, a day of reckoning over the various failures of the American social system will likely come. The call for a Medicare for All plan may well gain political support in the face of the failure of the private insurance model tied to one’s employment.
When political differences become irreconcilable, the only non-violent alternative might come to be seen to lie with the fissuring of political union.
Freedom of the Internet of any sort could drift forever into the past. But most importantly, why do we need to reset society because of the low-lethality plague?