Articles by Tom Valovic

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The AI Conundrum: The Peace Movement’s Next Big Challenge
Tom Valovic | Mass Peace Action - TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2023

15 Sep 2023 – It’s hard to watch or read the news these days without bumping into the latest breathless glorification of artificial intelligence. For those of us who believe that some sort of technocratic takeover of many government functions is underway, this trend is deeply concerning.

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Big Tech Companies Are More Powerful Than Nation-States
Tom Valovic | Common Dreams - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2023

25 Apr 2023 – They are already richer than many countries, and the rise of AI looks set to increase their influence.

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AI and ChatGPT: Yet another Assault on Democratic Governance?
Tom Valovic | Common Dreams – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Feb 2023

We must understand that democracy is morphing with more technocratic systems of governance that lack full oversight and a clear understanding of their social and political impacts.

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How Can the Peace Movement Be More Effective?
Tom Valovic | Massachusetts Peace Action - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Feb 2023

I’m probably not your typical peace activist. As a former research analyst, educator, and political journalist looking at the movement with a fresh pair of eyes, I wanted to share some thoughts about how the peace movement considered as a whole might become more effective.

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