Ekhi L. de la Granja

Researcher in classical philosophy and contemporary political theory.

His main lines of research are archaic and classical Greece and contemporary political theory. A PhD student at the UB, he is currently working on a thesis about the problem of political equality and difference. He is currently a member of the Espai en Blanc collective.

Planet

Technology

Luxury communism and automation

Ekhi L. de la Granja

Is a world possible where robots do everything, while we simply enjoy life? We consider how automation will affect us, based on the book “Fully Automated Luxury Communism. A Manifesto” by Aaron Bastani.

Commons

An Insolent “Demos”

Ekhi L. de la Granja

We review one of the founding myths of Athenian democracy, the Solon reforms, to reflect on the meaning of equality and the values of contemporary democracy.