Scott Beauchamp is a veteran and writer who lives in Maine. His work has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, New York Magazine, and the Paris Review, among other places.
Being a Deadhead used to mean attending the shows. Increasingly, it means you’re participating in a culture of sharing and foraging that began in the 1960s and anticipated almost everything we now take for granted on the Web.
Transhumanists like Zoltan Istvan are optimistic about a political system run by “altruistic” machine overlords. But should we really outsource morality to machines?
Healing the brain with the Grateful Dead.
The creation of the Island Employee Cooperative in Maine isn’t just significant for its members—it also has historic value as a model for advancing economic democracy.