We need the government to end the competition fallacy and use the tools at its disposal to ensure our telecom networks serve the public.
Paris Marx is a tech critic and host of Tech Won’t Save Us. He writes the Disconnect newsletter and is the author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation.
This is the first issue of Tech Won’t Save Canada, a new, monthly series at Passage hosted by writer and podcaster Paris Marx.
If implemented, the harsh austerity plan that includes deep cuts to spending will forever alter life in the province.
Neoliberal transport policies have failed Canadians, but the pandemic provides us with the perfect opportunity to rethink our priorities.
Workers are risking their lives to get packages out the door because Amazon won’t give them proper support to stay safe.
Telecommunications is an essential service that people need access to in order to live and work in the modern world. It should be publicly owned.