Didn’t know much about this, but there’s a pretty dark history to the origins of policing – intertwined with colonialism, slavery, and industrial capitalism. And plenty of present issues, like the militarisation of the police force. Like, for example, does the local police really need grenade launchers?Also on:
The best way to change a bad system is to build a better one. Really cool to hear Pia Mancini talk about liquid democracy and Open Collective. https://hanselminutes.com/592/pia-mancini-explains-liquid-democracy-and-the-open-collectiveAlso on:
For Jack Qiu, the treatment of some workers in electronics factories in China needs to be conceived of as slavery. Our enslaved gadget addiction is related.
Labour abuses in smartphone manufacture. Interview with Jack Qiu, author of ‘Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition’. https://therestartproject.org/podcast/islaveAlso on: