Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being

Out now! Buy it here. We are in trouble: the economic system has stopped delivering, consent for democracy is evaporating and all around us businesses and states are exerting control over our lives through digital surveillance and algorithmic control. In Clear Bright Future, Paul Mason demonstrates how each of these dangers is rooted in the purposeful creation of the “neoliberal self”. Read more »

I'm a journalist, writer and documentary film‑maker based in London. My upcoming book Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being, will be published in May 2019. I write a weekly column for the New Statesman and contribute to Novara Media, The Guardian, iNews, Le Monde Diplomatique and Freitag. I speak to audiences across the globe about the impact of networks and automation on politics and society. Follow me on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook

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