41 Articles by: Paris Marx

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Paris Marx hosts the Tech Won't Save Us podcast and writes Disconnect, a critical technology newsletter. He’s also the author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation.

The Hyperloop Can’t Save Us

Despite wild proposals from Uber and Elon Musk to build “the transportation of the future,” we’re not going anywhere with billionaires steering the ship.


Big Tech Is Killing Movies

Amazon’s buyout of MGM is the latest example of the culture industry’s transformation into a Big Tech monopoly. Artists, workers, and the film-watching public suffer the consequences.

Nomads in Search of a Villain

The new film Nomadland is a heartfelt look at the lives of itinerant Americans cast aside by the Great Recession. But it ignores how employers like Amazon are raking in profits off this new class of worker.