The tech monopoly giants have a lot to learn from the railroad monopolies of the 19th Century during the First Gilded Age, writes Richard White.
Category: Advanced Technologies
Speeding into the Void of Cyberspace as Designed
Edward Curtin writes about the fabricated world of engineered emergencies and digital alerts.
CONFIRMED: Chemical Weapons Assessment Contradicting Official Syria Narrative Is Authentic
The leak undermines the fundamental assumptions behind many years of Western reporting, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Italy Looks to China
The U.S. and EU may worry about Rome joining the New Silk Road, but it’s their fault, writes Andrew Spannaus.
U.S. and China Redefining the Terms of War
Today, war means so much more than military combat, writes Michael T. Klare. It can take place even as the leaders of the warring powers meet to negotiate.
Will the Trade War Lead to Real War with China?
What the U.S. faces with China is not a new Cold War but a contest unlike any it has known before, says Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line
An era-shaping threshold is being crossed at a weapons plant in the high plains country of the Texas Panhandle, writes James Carroll.
The Conflicted Boeing Executive Running Trump’s Pentagon
To truly avoid a conflict of interest, the Boeing executive appointed acting secretary of defense would have to avoid many significant decisions, write Mandy Smithberger and William D. Hartung of Tom’s Dispatch.
Will China’s Moon Landing Launch a New Space Race?
Even if China’s rise heralds a new space race, not all consequences will be negative, writes Wendy Whitman Cobb.