It would appear that the government has realised that leveraging the Covid crisis as a means of bringing about the changes needed to usher in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is starting to run out of steam.
Yet again, I’m going to attempt to summarise where we are in an increasingly weird and dystopian situation. Yet again, I realise that what I’m now writing could in weeks…days even…be overtaken by events. I’m persisting in producing these situation reports because they help me to marshal my thoughts in a bid to try and understand what’s happening.
One part of the strategy and tactics being deployed against us is persuading a significant chunk of the populace to do the dirty work of divide and rule for you. Having an atomised, frightened populace makes the project of breaking and re-making us that much easier. Atomisation is a key part of the process.
( In the context of North American anarchism, surprisingly little has been written about the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The same cannot be said of the […]