The Obama 20/20 plan for education: ‘chump change’ you can’t believe in”

This is the first part of a two part series on ‘Obama’s 20/20 plan’ for higher education.  In this first part we will critically examine the initial ‘leg’ of the two part plan.  In the second part, we will examine the second ‘leg’ of the ‘trousered’, Obama plan.  In the second part, we will also […]

Pity the Poor Luddite: The end of work under capitalism and the rise of the surplus labor army

“Pity the poor Luddites! No movement in history has done more underserved service as an ideological whipping boy.  For nearly two centuries, this small contingent of the doomed and desperate men who struggled across the pages of English history in a few brief outbursts between 1811 and 1816 has been a favorite target for the […]

"The Digital Disruption – Technology & Economics for the 99%"

Originally published at Occupy.Com by Peter Brown Peter Brown teaches Manufacturing Technology at Laney College in Oakland. http://occupy.com/article/digital-disruption-technology-and-economics-99 This was developed from a YouTube Peter did that you can find at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJnF8URsFus Also, check out Peter’s blog at: http://peterbuiltproductions.wordpress.com/ Or at Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/peter.brown.9026040?fref=ts Robotic automation is a subject we rarely hear mentioned in all the […]