Featured translation: investigative reporter Hannes Grassegger’s 2022 longform profile of “the Swiss man who built the global passport industry and turned citizenship into a commodity.”
Palaces & Vaults
Climate change and pandemics are not just functionally integrated in the sense that the planet warms and it changes the geography of pathogens. They are integrated through the ideological totalitarianism of neoliberal capitalism that has been imposed on the planet. Not only are we as humans alienated from our work, but from nature itself.
Neoliberals were not only clueless about the extent to which markets never really worked the way they described in their ideal. They were also clueless about the political, social, cultural, and theological ramifications of a radically marketized world in which we have not justice, not democracy, but only winners and losers.