Chris Hedges: Digital Monitoring Of The Poor

Homeless woman with dogs

Image by Franco Folini via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Oct 6, 2018

Author, Virginia Eubanks, explains to Chris Hedges how the goals of Victorian-era poorhouses have evolved with 21st Century high-tech to exert control and surveillance of needy, poor and homeless people. Eubanks is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor.

Watch the video here.

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