Amazon’s Digital Book Burning

“One of the things that surprises people – sometimes upsets publishers and authors – is that we let people enter negative reviews, and they say, why do you do this? You – your – you only make money if you sell the books. Why don’t you weed out the negative reviews? And the reason is:…

Phony Populism in the Instagram Age

Politicians engaging the masses on social media is a recent electoral strategy that has become more and more widespread. It’s become a hallmark of so-called populism on both the left and right. The reason this is essentially a populist trend is the way social media cuts out the middleman of communication between political leaders and…

Market Sovereignty: Anti-Trust in the era of Big Tech

By Alexander Saint-Cyr A man used to know his place in the world. He used to know his station and his class. So to, did he know where his loyalties lied and from where his sovereignty derived. A man used to be secure in knowing that a royal bloodline was responsible for his liberty and…