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Episode 29, “The Factory”

Thursday, July 17, 2014
By Phil Elmore
Episode 29, “The Factory”

  Peyton shook his head. “This can’t be it,” he said. “These are closed factories. There are no schools here, Annika.” “It’s there, Daddy,” she said.  “That one.” Annika pointed to the factory in the center of the cul de sac. “I don’t understand,” said Peyton. “It’s in there,” Annika insisted. “But there’s going... »

Technocracy — ‘JerkTech’: Is It Free Market or Theft?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Phil Elmore

My WND Technocracy column this week was inspired by a pair of new startups in San Francisco. The owners of start-ups like MonkeyParking and ReservationHop argue that they are capitalist entrepreneurs, offering “disruptive” solutions to inefficient business models. In early July, these “JerkTech” apps... »

Episode 28, “Discretion”

Thursday, July 10, 2014
By Phil Elmore
Episode 28, “Discretion”

  “Is this all of them?” VanClef asked, peering through the one-way pane.  From the other side it was a mirror. From this side, it was an observation port, set high above the open space of a converted warehouse in the Redlight. “As many... »


Technocracy: When Porn Stars Call Others ‘Disgusting’

Thursday, July 10, 2014
By Phil Elmore

My WND Technocracy column this week is a look at the double standard conservatives and libertarians face online. Sport hunting is legal. So is having sex for money on... »

Episode 27, “Uh Oh”

Thursday, July 3, 2014
By Phil Elmore
Episode 27, “Uh Oh”

  “Lock,” said Neiring to his car. Behind him, Moxley hitched at his trousers and then checked the weapon before arranging it under his overcoat.  Much as he hated... »

Technocracy — White, Male Nerds: What Monsters!

Thursday, July 3, 2014
By Phil Elmore

My WND Technocracy column this week is about white, male nerds and the attempt to mischaracterize them in popular culture. Why, imagine that: Technology is still largely the purview... »