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Benjamin Abbott

Benjamin Abbot is a genderqueer, transgender PhD student in American Studies at the University of New Mexico.  Eir interests include the international anarchist movement during the era of the Mexican Revolution, narratives of gender and sexuality across the Partido Liberal Mexicano and U.S. anarchist-feminist scene, Shulamith Firestone’s thought, technology politics, queer theory, and postcolonialism.  Ey blogs at Queering the Singularity.

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Queering the Singularity

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Anarchism, Anticolonialism, Immigration

"Necessary Sacrifices: Saving the White Working Class from Neoliberalism?"   Queering the Singularity  (Dec 2, 2016)

"Saving the White Working Class from Neoliberalism?"   Queering the Singularity  (Nov 13, 2016)

"The March of Automation - will this solution to drudgery lead to displacement and rebellion?"   QueerSingularity  (Sep 9, 2015)

"Gaza Is a Transhumanist Issue!"   Ethical Technology  (Aug 4, 2014)

"Posthuman Gender: A Non-Binary Future"   Ethical Technology  (Oct 12, 2013)

"Musings on Morphological Freedom and Feminist Revolution"   Ethical Technology  (Sep 10, 2013)

"Ethical Technology - Is That Even Possible?"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 6, 2013)

"The Specter of Eugenics: IQ, White Supremacy, and Human Enhancement"   Ethical Technology  (Jun 5, 2013)

"When the Future Seems So Far Away: Health and Security for Vulnerable Beings"   Ethical Technology  (May 1, 2013)

"Cautiously Toward Utopia: Automation and the Absurdity of Capitalism"   Ethical Technology  (Apr 4, 2013)

"1930s Post-Scarcity Dreams: Remembering the Technocracy Movement"   Ethical Technology  (Mar 1, 2013)

"Settling the Future: The Colonial Mindset in Transhumanism"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 11, 2012)

"My Socio-Political Disagreements with Transhumanism"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 2, 2012)

"Transhumanism’s Dark Side: Tittle’s Regulation, Prisco’s “Progress” and Scaruffi’s Austerity"   Queering the Singularity  (Jun 20, 2012)

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Better political decision-making via better technology?   2015-02-17