Totalitaria: What If The Enemy IS The State?

Never before in human history have governments had the power to totally control your life. Today, they do. That sort of power does strange things to human ambition. Even with the best of intentions, Lord Acton famously noted, absolute power tends to corrupt absolutely. Hard-won freedoms are being chiselled away every day, as a global bureaucracy springs up in partnership with global businesses, globally-focused politicians and global lobby groups, to impose a new global system of rules and expectations.

New technology has not only made the globe a village, it’s made governing that village a piece of cake in comparison with earlier civilisations.