15 August 2022 | With the Digital Services Act and the “Code of Practice on Disinformation”, the EU is creating a sophisticated infrastructure for the comprehensive censorship of information and opinions – outsourced to private corporations. The totalitarian control ambitions behind these plans that guest author Johannes Mosmann brings out in the analysis of these documents is reminiscent of dark, pre-democratic times.
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The left debating basic income
31 July 2022 | Universal basic income has a lot of support among the left but also faces a lot of criticism or even hostility from the left. As on of the critics of I have used a book defending basic income against criticism from the left to check my beliefs against counter-arguments from the same side of the political spectrum and to clarify the reasons for not being convinced.
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US is pushing Europe to agree to automated large-scale sharing of biometric data
27 July 2022 | Washington is currently strong-arming individual European governments and the EU to agree to an automated International Biometric Information Sharing Agreement, This would create a vast computer-searchable database with biometric and biographic Information of all citizens of Europe, the US and a number of other countries.
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The rulers of the world – according to the World Economic Forum and Transparency International
16 July 2022 | A revealing text has appeared on the website of the World Economic Forum, the lobby of the largest international corporations. It names, unusually openly, the true rulers of world affairs. The co-authorship of the head of Transparency International makes clear the true character of such “non-governmental” organisations.
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The Cold War for Eurasia – viewed from Moscow
4 October 2018 | Almost four years later, a guest author’s review of Glenn Diesen’s 2017 book “Russia’s Geoeconomic Strategy for a Greater Eurasia” is still – or rather: again – particularly interesting. That is why I am pulling it up once again.
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Edward Snowden warns against digital financial fascism
14 July 2022 | It’s been nine years since Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA’s global data siphoning shocked the world. But instead of suffering a setback, the U.S. has since expanded its data theft. That’s why it’s important to look at how Snowden evaded surveillance, and what he recommends we do to preserve our freedom. A guest post by Hakon von Holst.
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Best of the first 100 issues of “real world economics review”
6 July 2022 | The hundredth issue of the real-world economics review, arguably the most influential non-orthodox economics journal, has just been published. For this issue, founder Edward Fullbrook has selected the most programmatic and important articles from 22 years since the journal’s launch.
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