Enjoy the dream, for the nightmare will follow

The Kennedy-era guru on capitalism, John Kenneth Galbraith, presciently proclaimed in the “New Industrial State” (1967) that “the imperatives of technology and organization, not the images of ideology, are what determine the shape of economic society”.

Into the abyss

For those who have been going red in the face arguing for the need to stamp out offensive, derogatory, and defamatory posts online, the Gaza War has confirmed that the monster known as social media has tipped us into the abyss.