Corporate Responsibility

What Tech Says

Are tech companies really “making the world a better place”? Isn’t “disruption” just code for circumventing legal regulations and ignoring labor laws? Does Silicon Valley really believe its own hype? On this week's show we’re thinking about “The Rhetoric of Big Tech.”

The Urbanist Delusion

In a polemical critque, author Nikil Saval argues that Amazon has bankrupted "the ideology of urbanism." So what was this ideology? And how has Amazon's search for new urban headquarters revealed "the urbanist delusion"?