Under capitalism, social control is built on the collective illusion of private property, and the sanctity of the so-called ‘free market’. So for this episode, we interrogate what property really is.
This episode of Trouble draws on two examples of contemporary anti-colonial struggle – those waged by the Palestinians and the Mohawks of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy against their respective oppressors, the Israeli and Canadian settler-colonial states, in hopes of drawing out lessons and increasing our capacity for producing meaningful solidarity.
Today humanity stands poised on the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a wide-reaching social transformation expected to be characterized by advances in the fields of robotics, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and 3D-Printing. In this episode of Trouble, subMedia looks at the proliferation of technologies of social control and explores some of the ways people are fighting back.