The August issue of ColdType (Issue 225) is now online

30 July 2021 — ColdType

Welcome to the August issue of ColdType

In our cover story, John Feffer explains why it is necessary to control the spread of artificial intelligence before it controls us. Other top features in this issue include Niren Tolsi’s gripping account of recent riots in South Africa and the memories it stir of a  previous bitter racial struggle in the country’s KwaZulu-Natal province, and Joe Allen’s must-read love letter from a teen sanitorium.

We’ve also got Linh Dinh with another tale from his travels, this time from a small town in Albania, Sam Pizzigati has some apt suggestions for space-bound billionaires, and Tom Engelhardt warns that the USA may be headed down the same road that the Soviet empire travelled three decades ago. In addition, our main section has some great reads from Chellis Glendinning, Lee Camp, Chris Lang, and Rokeshia Renee Ashley.

Top stories in this issue’s Insights section include Rick Salutin on Cuba, Haiti and the high price of independence, Trevor Grundy on the latest demands for compensation for slavery, and George Monbiot’s story of how the UK’s rivers are being turned into sewers. In addition, Insights has further contributions from Bob Lord & Sarah Anderson, Adriana Cadena, Caitlin Johnstone, and Mark Hurwitt.

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