Nature, ‘Post-Truth’ and Platform Capitalism (With Bram Büscher)

Publisher : [[The Fire These Times]]

Featuring : [[Bram Büscher]] / [[Joey Ayoub]]

Topics Discussed:

  • Meaning of ‘[[post-truth]]’ and [[platform capitalism]]
  • [[Environmentalism]], political action and [[social media]]
  • Mediating knowledge and politics through [[new media]] platforms
  • “Doom and gloom” versus “being optimistic”
  • Temporality on social media and the urge of the ‘now’
  • New media platforms are not neutral platforms
  • [[Alienation]], politics and new media
  • Can it be good?
  • The role of new media in the conservation and environmental movements
  • South Africa’s Kruger National Park, new media and racial politics
  • The difference between understanding and knowledge, and how new media plays into that
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