Tech Won't Save Us

The metaverse and web3 are the latest in a long line of commercial frameworks the tech industry has tried to force on us to enhance its power and profits. In this podcast from The Nation, Paris Marx speaks with experts every Thursday to dissect what new technologies and the companies behind them are doing to our world, and why we should stop them.

Can Europe Chart Its Own Path on Tech?

Can Europe Chart Its Own Path on Tech? Can Europe Chart Its Own Path on Tech?

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, tante on Europe, China, and the US tech sectors.

Jun 20, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

The Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) logo seen displayed on a smartphone with an Artificial intelligence (AI) chip and symbol in the background.

Silicon Valley Is Courting Gulf Monarchies to Fund AI Silicon Valley Is Courting Gulf Monarchies to Fund AI

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Nitasha Tiku on tech and Saudi Arabia.

Jun 13, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

How the FBI Tapped the Encrypted Chats of Criminals Around the World

How the FBI Tapped the Encrypted Chats of Criminals Around the World How the FBI Tapped the Encrypted Chats of Criminals Around the World

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Joseph Cox on the largest international sting operation by law enforcement.

Jun 6, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Tim Cadogan, chief executive officer of GoFundMe Inc., on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

GoFundMe Profits From People’s Pain GoFundMe Profits From People’s Pain

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Nora Kenworthy on the tech company and our unjust healthcare system.

May 30, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Tech’s Plan to “Ethnically Cleanse” San Francisco

Tech’s Plan to “Ethnically Cleanse” San Francisco Tech’s Plan to “Ethnically Cleanse” San Francisco

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Gil Duran on a plan for “tech Zionism” in Silicon Valley.

May 23, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Stella Li, vice president of BYD, during the launch event of the BYD Shark plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 14, 2024.

How BYD Is Upending the EV Market How BYD Is Upending the EV Market

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paolo Gerbaudo on the Chinese car maker moving into the US market.

May 16, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Tesla electric vehicle on display

Tesla Is Choosing Hype Over Substance Tesla Is Choosing Hype Over Substance

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Ed Niedermeyer on Tesla's stagnation as an electric-vehicle manufacturer.

May 9, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

SHEIN product at a garment factory in Guangzhou, in China's southern Guangdong province.

How SHEIN Took Over Fast Fashion How SHEIN Took Over Fast Fashion

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Nicole Lipman on how SHEIN exacerbates the fashion industry's labor and environment problems.

May 2, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

The Religious Foundations of Transhumanism

The Religious Foundations of Transhumanism The Religious Foundations of Transhumanism

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, by Meghan O’Gieblyn on transhumanism and Christian narratives of resurrection.

Apr 25, 2024 / Audio

How Sports Betting Is Fueling Gambling Addiction

How Sports Betting Is Fueling Gambling Addiction How Sports Betting Is Fueling Gambling Addiction

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Alex Shephard on the rising problem plaguing sports fans.

Apr 18, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

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