September 19, 2021

Restoring The “Common Good” – Or Simply Hijacking It For The Educated Elites? (Carl Raschke)

America is fracturing.  America is unravelling.  Such a proposition, controversial four years ago, seems almost a truism these days.  But a phenomenology of the Great American Crackup, quite evident in view of routine headlines and the apocalyptic and ostensibly calamitous outcome of the upcoming presidential election if the opposing party wings, according to the narratives […]

Surveillance Society – Panopticon In The Age Of Digital Media (Donna Susan Mathew), Part 1

The following is the first of a two-part series. “The social technologies we see in use today are fundamentally panoptical – the architecture of participation is inherently an architecture of surveillance.” – Joshua-Michéle Ross The concept of the “Panopticon” as derived by Jeremy Bentham  is one of the most significant reference points to surveillance ethics […]