Astronaut Buzz Aldrin during the first moon landing, photo by Nasa

On 20 July 1969, for the first time in history, humans walked on the moon. Since 1972, we haven't been back.

In 1961, US president John F Kennedy promised to put a man on the moon "before this decade is out." Following those words, the government ploughed a huge amount of resources into space agency Nasa. Its annual budget rose 60-fold...

In a warning laced with ironies, former warmongering US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger - who presided over many of the atrocities of the Vietnam war in the 1960s and 1970s - warned in an article in Russia Today in July that: "We are in the midst of a sweeping technical revolution whose consequences we have failed to fully reckon and whose...

Technological developments, the threat to jobs, and perspectives for the struggle against capitalism and for the future of humanity

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