Digital Fascism Rising? – The Globalist

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism? Intrusive data collection practices make a new, digital kind of fascism – via the data-driven steering of masses of humans – a very real possibility.

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Kazantzakis Movie

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A scientist reveals what being near the ocean actually does to your brain – Hack Spirit

There is something magical about a large body of water. A stretch of ocean across the coastline with never ending waves; a large flat lake…

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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead review – luminous, furious and wildly inventive | Books | The Guardian

This genre-bending tale of escape from slavery in the American south contains extraordinary prose and uncomfortable home truths

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My Buddy: Patti Smith Remembers Sam Shepard | The New Yorker

”Our ways could not be defined or dismissed with a few words describing a careless youth. Sam Shepard and I were friends; good or bad, we were just ourselves.“

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How surveillance changes people’s behavior | Harvard Magazine

Assaults on privacy and security in America threaten democracy itself.

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The best poems by Wallace Stevens

The best poems by Wallace Stevens The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry when it was published in 1955. Stevens’s poetry continues to be popular, but where should the relative novice, the reader yet to discover the joys of this great twentieth-century modernist poet, begin? This post is designed as […]

via 10 of the Best Wallace Stevens Poems Everyone Should Read — Interesting Literature

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