Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: politics

45 bookmarks tagged “politics

Should we build a wall around North Wales?

lrb.co.uk/v39/n14/daniel-trilling/should-we-build-a-wall-around-north-wales
People develop attachments to places, they move, they develop attachments to new places, and to new people. If you think people have a right to do that, then the question is how to support it. If you don’t, then you need to ask yourself: what level of violence are you prepared to tolerate to keep people in their place?

Against “sensible” politics | Prospect Magazine

prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/against-sensible-politics-independent-group-centrist-charlotte-riley
In spite of the fact most people think their own politics are "sensible," appeals to common sense are mostly about preserving the status quo—however broken it is

La tragédie des communs était un mythe | CNRS Le journal

lejournal.cnrs.fr/billets/la-tragedie-des-communs-etait-un-mythe
La propriété commune d’une ressource conduit nécessairement à la ruine de celle-ci, concluait en 1968 un biologiste dans la revue Science. Son article, « La tragédie des communs », a façonné les raisonnements économiques et politiques de ces dernières décennies. L’historien Fabien Locher nous expose les enjeux de ce débat et en souligne les limites dans le cadre d’une pensée de l’environnement. Ce Point de Vue fait partie du Top 10 des articles les plus lus sur notre site cette année...

De l’automatisation des inégalités | InternetActu.net

internetactu.net/2018/01/15/de-lautomatisation-des-inegalites/
Dans une récente  tribune pour le New York Times, lavocate Elisabeth Mason (@elismason1), directrice du Laboratoire pauvreté et technologie qui ...

The Oneida Utopia | Stuff You Missed in History

missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-oneida-utopia.htm
“which led to the Oneida Community, an 1870s free love commune with a commitment to equality between genders, now a giant silverware company” (via @v21, @katbamkapow)

pierredepaz/politics-of-code: Repository for the code, readings and resources for the Politics of Code class at NYU AD Fall 2016

github.com/pierredepaz/politics-of-code
This course is aimed at deconstructing the design and implementation of software as a political medium, such as Facebook’s timeline algorithm, city officials’ use of computer simulations to orchestrate urban life, blockchain-backed proof of ownership and algorithmic criminal assessment. Along with an introduction to political theory and media studies, coupled with an exploration of the underlying political impacts of those systems, students will work on several hands-on projects to o...