It's Not the Technology

The winners and losers of technological advancement  are determined by very deliberate policy choices—namely patents and copyright law—not the technology itself.

By Dean Baker

At the Mercy of the Tech Gods

Franklin Foer offers many keen insights, but ultimately his case against the tech giants is too small-bore.

By Thomas Goetz

(Cyber)Power to the People

The vast potential and worrisome limitations of online organizing.

By Maira Sutton

Labor and Capital in the Global Economy

How three decades of technological change, globalization, and government policy made workers more at the mercy of concentrated capital.

By Kimberly Clausing

Data Dilemma

Big Data is used to determine everything from job offers to prison sentences. And it’s a lot less objective than it seems.

By Chelsea Barabas