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Hegemony Now: How Wall Street and Big Tech Won the World
Black-E Theatre
24.09.2022
1PM – 2:30PM
TWT_052 Hegemony Now - How Wall Street and Big Tech Won the World

Is political struggle about values, ideology, or interests? What are the politics of digital platforms? Is the ‘long 90s’ over? Are we still living in a neoliberal world? Who won the Twentieth Century, and how do we win the Twenty-First? These are the questions we’ll be discussing as part of the launch of Jeremy Gilbert and Alex Williams new book How Big Tech and Wall Street Won the World (And How We Win it Back).

Speakers

Professor of Cultural and Political Theory, UEL. Host of #ACFM podcast. Author of Twenty-First Century Socialism and Common Ground.

Lecturer in digital media and society currently based at UEA. Author of Political Hegemony and Social Complexity and Inventing the Future (with Nick Srnicek).

Software developer and writer on politics and technology, co-author of Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology From Capitalism

Organisations

Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world.

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