As the coronavirus continues to kill thousands every day, tech companies are seizing the opportunity to extend their reach and power. By Naomi Klein
Republished with permission from The Intercept
For a few fleeting times during the New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday 6 May, the sombre frown that has filled our screens for weeks was briefly replaced by something resembling a smile.
“We are ready, we’re all-in, ” the governor gushed. “We are New Yorkers, so we’re aggressive about it, we’re ambitious about it … We realise that change is not only imminent, but it can actually be a friend if done the right way.”
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