Ep. 85: Net Wars: The Last aJitpai (W/ Evan Malmgren)
Well, we tried the whole net neutrality thing, but it has been privatized by the Capitalist Ogres of the Trump administration. Is it time for full communism on the internet? You know our answer, but check out this interview we did with Evan Malmgren who recently argued in Dissent Magazine that in the wake of Net Neutrality's end, it's time to advocate for public ownership and control of the internet.
Evan Malmgren is a Brooklyn-based writer and researcher. You can follow him on Twitter at @Duderonomy and on Tumblr at evanmalmgren.tumbler.com. He's also a contributor to and a big fan of Logic Magazine, which he (and we!) encourages you to check out (https://logicmag.io/03-justice/). You can check out his work at:
Dissent Magazine, "Nationalize The Networks." https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/net-neutrality-repeal-case-for-public-broadband
The Nation. "The New Sewer Socialists Are Building An Equitable Internet." https://www.thenation.com/article/the-new-sewer-socialists-are-building-an-equitable-internet/
Jacobin Mag. "Big Data's Hidden Labor." https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/03/big-data-smartphones-google-amazon-facebook-surveillance-tech