Technology/Society

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Bookchin on Technology
McLaughlin, Tom
Article
1978
Murray Bookchin's arguments for a liberatory technology.
The Closing Circle: Man, Technology & the Environment
Commoner, Barry
Book
1971
Commoner argues that economic life must be structured to conform to the principles of ecology, as opposed to the goal of unlimited growth that underpins capitalist economies. ...
Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite
Levine, Bruce E.
Book
2011
Levine offers insights into the epidemic of political passivity in America and analyzes how major U.S. institutions have created helplessness and fatalism. He proposes ways of recovering dignity, ener...
Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crisis
Goudwaard, B, Vander Vennen, M & Van Heemst, D
Book
2007
Illich, Ivan: Connexipedia Article
Article
Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest and critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture. (1926-2002).
A post-affluence critique
Brecher, Jermey
Article
1973
Post-Scarcity Anarchism by Murray Bookchin (Ramparts Press, 1971) reviewed by Jeremy Brecher Root & Branch No. 4 (1973), pp. 7-22.
Questioning Technology: A Critical Anthology
Zerzan, John; Carnes, Alice (ed.)
Book
1988
A collection of essays laying out the case for thinking critically about technology.
Racial Capitalism and the "Digital Divide": Against The Current vol. 84
Miah, Malik
Article
2000
The dialogue on race and nationality in the United States has always been conducted from the standpoint of the dominant racial group—whites. Not surprisingly, President Clinton's commission on race p...
Red Menace #3: Volume 2, Number 2 - Spring 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
Schumacher, E.F.
Book
1973
Schumacher argues that mainstream economics is incompatible with the long-term ends of humanity.
The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map
Franklin, Ursula; Swenarchuk, Michelle
Book
2006
A prominent Canadian peace activist discusses peace, technology, justice and women's issues in a collection of essays, speeches and unpublished musings.

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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

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Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me!
Carpenter, Edmund
1972
How media have taken over our lives.

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New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.