Unmanned drones: 1 in 50 ‘soldiers’ in Afghanistan are robotic

For those of us who grew up with films such as Terminator and Robocop, the ideas of cyber-soldiers and wars between futuristic machines are familiar ones. Most of us probably thought that we were dealing in science fiction, rather than increasingly real threats to life and liberty. We...

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Cuts: tricking people out of benefits does not an economic recovery make

We discovered today, through UK Uncut, that Jobcentres are being encouraged to ‘save money’ by cutting off the benefits of people who rely upon them while looking for work. This article in the Guardian details the targets jobcentre workers are being set — namely to...

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