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A society built on artificial intelligence

UTOPI OR FUTURE: Is artificial intelligence and automation a lifeline or a threat to society?

The hidden fascism

Natasha Lennard: Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life

: FASCISM: Is it possible to live a non-fascist life in a society built on fascist power structures?

Nature's self-regulating mechanisms

Nicolas Brown: The Serengeti Rules

ECOSYSTEMS: How can human insight into the contexts of nature be managed for the best in the Anthropocene era?

Are you a human being?

: The way we see – and do not see – the outside world is largely determined by the culture and society we grow up in and are shaped by. But is it possible to reveal our own blind spots in our time? asks author Hanne Ramsdal.

Together we are less alone

George Monbiot: Out of the Wreckage

: The competitive principle of neoliberalism goes against our nature; it is cooperation that is unique to our species – and cooperation that can save us.

Liberal and anarchist

: The weekly magazine The Economist marked its 15th anniversary on 175 September with a manifesto against weakened liberal values.

The new glue of society

Ingeborg Eliassen and Svein Egil Omdal: Borger Payroll. The idea that changes the game

: Would a monthly sum from the state to all the adults of society revive the feeling of community between the citizens?

Time, space and revolution

Serge Quadruppani: Le monde des Grands Projets et six alone. Voyage of the new religious revolutionaries

: On the other side of the barricades, activists are building a society where they own their own time. 

Imaginary meetings

Jessica Sequeira: Other Paradises. Poetic Approaches to Thinking in a Technological Age

: How are we going to evolve in the age of technology? Author Jessica Sequeira believes that we have rich opportunities to develop living thinking in the face of technology.

Machine Man

: The technological man was recently examined during a seminar organized by the Norwegian Critics' Association, as part of the literature festival in Lillehammer.

Life without a safety net

Heinz Bude: Society of fear

: Anxiety has become a private matter and this is dangerous, writes the author Heinz Bude in the Society of Fear – an essayistic gem of a sociology book.

Three political periods in Serbia

Mila Turajlic: The Other Side of Everything

: This documentary is a story from "the other side", which is not so common in the dominant narrative about Serbia before, during and after the war.