Tag: Politics


Milton Glaser on Design & Dissent In the Age of Trump

“I learned that the only way to deal with men beating you over the head, was to resist.”
– Milton Glaser

Fascinating conversation between Milton Glaser and Steven Heller as they discussed how design & dissent are vital in the Age of Trump.

Source: Milton Glaser in conversation with Steven Heller at the Great Hall | The Cooper Union on YouTube

It’s the Internet’s Fault

Some people are still holding out that technology will save humanity from itself. But we keep forgetting that the world doesn’t run on information—it runs on emotion. Democracy relies on trust. Rule of law requires trust. If we lose our trust in our institutions, then those institutions will either crumble or turn cancerous. But the internet lines up incentives in such a way that it makes it profitable to breed distrust…The internet, in the end, was not designed to give people the information they need. It gives people the information they want.

Source: Everything is Fucked and I’m Pretty Sure It’s the Internet’s Fault | Mark Manson

The Pop-Up Anti-Brexit Newspaper That Wouldn’t Quit

The New European was supposed to be a “pop-up” newspaper, with a planned run of just four weeks. But the publication has developed enough of a following that Archant has decided to continue publishing through at least the end of the year

Source: This Anti-Brexit Newspaper First Launched as a Pop-up, But It’s Doing Well Enough to Continue Indefinitely | Nieman

RIP John Hurt

“It’s not so much staying alive, it’s staying human that’s important. What counts is that we don’t betray each other.”
— John Hurt as Winston Smith in “1984”