Teaching Capitalism in the Time of Corona

As we rushed into the new reality of Zoom meetings and video lectures, the course became a roadmap for examining the coronavirus crisis in light of the current neoliberal economic condition.

Capitalism and the Coronavirus Conspiracy

In France, government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic inspire conspiracy theories and social confinement is perceived as capitalism’s threat to French society.

Navigating Silicon Valley’s Contradictions

You can spot the extremes on the street in Silicon Valley. You can find monumental architecture and tour “the mothership,” a gigantic circular edifice that is the home to the Apple headquarters. You might spot a few autonomous vehicles, piloted by a host of competing companies, especially Waymo, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet.