Alastair Crooke | activistpost.com
What is a ‘digital Iron Curtain’? It is when Big Digital, as Professor Michael Rectenwald terms these Western Tech Goliaths, become ‘governmentalities’, using a word originally coined by Michel Foucault to refer to the means by which the ‘governed’ (i.e. ‘we the people’) assimilate, and reflect outwardly, a mental attitude desired by the élites: “One might point to masking and social distancing as instances of what Foucault meant by his notion of governmentality”, Rectenwald suggests.
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