News Dissector Danny Schechter edits MediaChannel.org. He is the author of The Crime of Our Time. New York, NY - Towards the end of 2008, I was walking briskly to Wall Street with a crew to begin filming my documentary, Plunder: The Crime of Our Time, about financial crime.
In a capitalist economy with privately owned means of production, technological advancements often result in unemployment and inequality. In a cooperative political economic system, however, these advancements would mean less work and higher living standards. "The robots are coming. Will they take your job?" asked CNBC.com.
An "autobiography" of the independent news program, this account was submitted to passages | http://quod.lib.umich.edu/p/passages/by the program's executive producer, Danny Schechter, along with an announcement that South Africa Now was closing down.