An interview with Srećko Horvat

Last week we caught up with the philosopher, author and political activist Srećko Horvat in London. As well as discussing themes from his latest book Poetry from the Future, and his work at DiEM25, we spoke about a range of topics from building progressive internationalism, to the politics of technology, and taking hope from the […]

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On Regulation

Last week Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon is preparing draft legislation to present to the US Congress on how to regulate its own facial recognition software. Thanks to the work of numerous academics and activists, issues around surveillance technology are increasingly infiltrating the mainstream political debate. Too often however, the fallback approach of politicians is […]

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The Prisoner’s Dilemma

The prisoner’s dilemma is a standard example of game theory. It shows why two completely rational individuals might not cooperate, even if it appears that it is in their best interests to do so. The following example was formalised by Albert W. Tucker, who coined the term the “prisoner’s dilemma”, presenting the game as follows: Two criminals are arrested and imprisoned. […]

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A User’s Guide to ‘Discussing Gilets Jaunes’

To help visualize our recent podcast on the Gilets Jaunes – here are some photos and videos that I took from the experience: pic.twitter.com/MbNNF3o6tk — Aaron White (@aaronwolfwhite) January 11, 2019 ‘2008: We Don’t Forget. Give us our money back’#GiletJaunes #ActeIX #YellowVest #Paris pic.twitter.com/tu6P5wpxBp — The Junction (@tweetthejunc) January 12, 2019 Tax Evasion + Financing […]

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