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Infographic: Does Big Business Control the World?

by Tim Berry

The infographic here reminds me of the 1970’s movie Rollerball, in which the world was controlled by seven corporations: food, energy, entertainment, transportation, etc. It seemed at the time, when I saw it, like a reasonable guess at the future. But then there’s the change led by technology, which seems to splinter the world and allow... Read More »

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No TV, No Internet, The Crisis That Wasn’t

by Tim Berry

What a strange moment.  The car, the music, and suddenly, in the midst of unwarranted stress, an unexpected peace. Sort of like the right mellow music at just the right time. When the mood changes all at once. I was driving home from the office at night. I’d been home for dinner, but gone back... Read More »