Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism

MPN spoke to Yasha Levine, the author of “Surveillance Valley,” and Monthly Review editor John Bellamy Foster about the rise of the Amazon.com empire and the merger of Big Data, finance capitalism, and the U.S. state apparatus.

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In Part 1 of our investigative series on Surveillance Capitalism, MPN spoke to author Yasha Levine and Monthly Review editor John Bellamy Foster about the rise of the Amazon.com empire and its fusion with the U.S. state apparatus. In our next installments, we will continue exploring the rise of Surveillance Capitalism and the implications of

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FOIA Requests Reveal Tor Project’s Close Ties to US Government

Using FOIA requests, Investigative journalist Yasha Levine revealed that the Tor Project’s primary source of funding is a CIA spinoff known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

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The Tor Project - a private nonprofit known as the "NSA-proof" gateway to the "dark web," turns out to be almost "100% funded by the US government" according to documents obtained by investigative journalist and author Yasha Levine. The Tor browser, launched in 2001, utilizes so-called "onion routing" technology developed by the US Navy in 1998

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