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The Privileged Have Entered Their Escape Pods

Technology gave us the dream of a cocooned future. Now we’re living it.

Douglas Rushkoff
OneZero
Published in
10 min readSep 1, 2020

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Editor’s note: This piece is a spiritual successor to “Survival of the Richest,” a report about how the wealthy plot to leave us behind after an apocalyptic event.

Many of us don’t like who we have become in this pandemic but feel little…

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Douglas Rushkoff
OneZero

Author of Survival of the Richest, Team Human, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://teamhuman.fm