It’s not that deep.
National politics, we might say, is culture, and maybe even only culture.
If empire wants stability, capitalism favors instability.
The disruptors and innovators promise a future that they have no intention of sharing.
In what sense is Trump’s speech ironic?
On this inauguration day, we dedicate this platform to finding those positions, to develop the techniques, to find the pressure-points in our media and rhetoric to make sense of our new conditions, technological and political, and to articulate commonalities and goals.