Paul Mason

is economics editor at Channel 4 News. He is the author of PostCapitalism: A Guide to our Future (Allen Lane, 2015); Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions (Verso, 2013); and Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed (Verso, 2009). He also delivered the 2016 Democracy Lecture in Berlin, hosted by Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik in cooperation with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Mason tweets @paulmasonnews.


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On information technology and human character

Virginia Woolf’s famous line – “on or about December 1910, human character changed” – haunts the present. For sometime during the 2000s, writes Paul Mason, a combination of technology, broken economic life-chances and increased personal freedom changed human character all over again.

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