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The humanist left must challenge the rise of cyborg socialism (newstatesman.com)
9 points by doener 9 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

I'm pretty logged into leftist currents and I'm pretty sure this strain of thought isn't as popular as this article makes it seem.

> “fully automated luxury communism"

This is literally a meme (a pretty dank one in my opinion). Its provokes thought and laughs more than enunciates a political program.

Yes, it is a meme. But my feeling is that the idea behind it is quite popular on the internet: https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/mar/18...

That article cites the very same person the submission does!

Popularity on the Internet is a subtle thing, especially in the realm of leftist memes. There's certainly a "haha only serious" flippancy to it.

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