|Morlock Elloi on Sun, 4 Jun 2017 00:05:35 +0200 (CEST)|
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|Re: <nettime> merkel, macron: europe on its own|
We should also ask who might benefit most from starting one.
The scary part is, many in US and Russia. Few torched wastelands where industrial areas used to be in the west Europe would be extremely beneficial for both US and Russian economies, a freebie compared to the investment - dropping nukes is very cheap. It would also suppress any dissent from the minor powers for decades to come. Merger of acquisition between US and RU is the only sensible outcome in the current power situation; what we are witnessing these days/years are negotiations. Or did someone think that capitalism will not digest nation-states?
Which is where I came in with my last post here. What would it take to mobilize global networks to resist war that, whatever form it
There are no global networks, so there is nothing to mobilize. First you have to build such networks (hint: you can't use ATT, Level3, NTT, Telia, Chinacom, Google fiber, nor Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft severs), and make the dominant ones less effective. It's not about messaging, it's about medium. # distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission # <nettime> is a moderated mailing list for net criticism, # collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets # more info: http://mx.kein.org/mailman/listinfo/nettime-l # archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: firstname.lastname@example.org # @nettime_bot tweets mail w/ sender unless #ANON is in Subject: