Aug 9, 2022 • 44M

E57 - Technology as a Weapon of Empire w/ Kevin Klyman

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek welcome Kevin Klyman, researcher at Harvard University’s Belfer Center, to discuss science, technology, and US imperialism. The discussion covers vaccine diplomacy/colonialism, digital democracy and authoritarianism, the role of Big Tech, the Declaration for the Future of the Internet, the Chips and Science Act, and more.

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Check out Kevin’s (Twitter handle @kevin_klyman) work discussed in the episode:

  • “Biden's Campaign for ‘Digital Democracy’ is Really a Giveaway to Big Tech” (Jacobin)

  • “Biden's Successor to TPP is a Boon for Big Tech (The American Prospect)

  • “Vaccine Apartheid has Reinforced US Empire” (Jacobin)

  • “High-Tech Pandemic Solutions Don't Save Lives. They Just Boost Profits


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