"UPGRADE" -- a chilling anti-corporatism comic book

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You might check out "UPGRADE," a smart and nicely drawn comic-book for adults, free on Amazon, about a crazy future world where corporations run society, privacy is gone, consumerism is rampant, and nobody seems to care. At only 40 pages, it’s a fast read, both creepy and funny and unfortunately, rings way too true.

It's set a sci-fi society where everyone eagerly awaits and installs "upgrades" that take away their personal freedoms under the guise of "convenience", making people more and more dependent upon a techno-corporate-government, and yet they eagerly embrace. Sound familiar?

Here is a link:

http://www.amazon.com/UPGRADE-ebook/dp/B008C8YM10/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1340544954&sr=1-3&keywords=upgrade+sci-fi

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Should public radio program in the public interest?

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