I haven’t done a “link soup” in years, but I’ve gotten way behind on updating so I’m just going to dump a bunch of stuff on you:
In Which Civil Society is Caught Between a Cop and a Spy. In which Eleanor Saitta explains why it’s time for “the creation of a new fundamental theory of geopolitical power and the monopoly on violence.”
City of Human, City of Machine. Short fiction by Adam Rothstein.