Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being

Out now! Buy it here. We are in trouble: the economic system has stopped delivering, consent for democracy is evaporating and all around us businesses and states are exerting control over our lives through digital surveillance and algorithmic control. In Clear Bright Future, Paul Mason demonstrates how each of these dangers is rooted in the purposeful creation of the “neoliberal self”. Read more »

I’m a journalist, writer and film-maker. My latest book Clear Bright Future has been published in five languages. I appear regularly on TV and radio commenting on economics, politics and social unrest. I speak regularly to audiences in business, academia and public life about the challenge of human control over autonomous systems, and the transition beyond capitalism. Follow me on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook

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