The Right Didn’t Steal Our Future — We Gave It Away
Kevin Carson | January 14th, 2015
A persistent theme in popular culture, when it comes to issues of technological progress and the future, is that the super-rich will be the main beneficiaries of new technology. Billionaires with artificially augmented lifespans will retreat into their gated communities and anarcho-capitalist enclaves; the rest of us will live lives nasty, brutish and short, subject increasingly to technological unemployment and to price gouging by the corporations that buy up the “privatized” crumbling infrastructure. ...