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Capeshit’s Endgame

The Marvel Cinematic Universe isn't a woke power fantasy. It's a multi-billion dollar exercise in complacency.
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Narrative Displacement

Identity formation has been captured by an ideology that paints adversity as inherently destructive.
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The Inflation of the Masses

Nuclear weapons made the size of armies irrelevant. Emerging technologies are doing the same to populist politics.
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Throughout All Generations

When Acacia-Confusa moves, she pictures a composite holograph of thousands of Mins performing an identical gesture.
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At the End of White Male History

When culture no longer includes you in its vision for the future, despair is the predictable outcome.
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The Apocalyptic, Ancient and Modern

Three centuries of eschatological political thought have failed to yield an eschaton. What’s next?
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Bitcoin’s Missing Breakout

To solve the financial-censorship crisis, blockchain technology will need to mature past the ideology that birthed it.
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Jupiter’s Rise and Fall

With a huge margin of victory, the French president thought he had a mandate. He was wrong.
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Ragnarok, but Dumber

The Vic Berger-FuckJerry meme feud tells us that a very stupid cyberpunk future has already arrived.
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On the Genealogy of Crypto

A trend towards international multipolarity, of a sovereignist reterritorialisation of the internet, might be bad news for cryptocurrency.