Archives: 2020

Cyberpunk needs a reboot

Cyberpunk once stood out as a vital genre of anti-capitalist fiction. Today, it’s been reduced to a cool retro aesthetic easily appropriated by the world’s second-richest man to market ugly Blade Runner–inspired trucks to nostalgia-driven Gen Xers, writes Ryan Zickgraf.

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Collective punishment in Scorpion Prison

Egyptian security agencies in mid-November 2020 introduced changes in Cairo’s Maximum Security Prison 992, known as Scorpion Prison, that almost completely deprive inmates of adequate ventilation, electricity, and hot water, HRW stated in a new report.

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Pigs and Fascism

The police will always remain a fertile ground for the recruitment and collaboration with fascists and far-right organizations.

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