Wendy Liu (@dellsystem)

Wendy is an editor for the economics section. She is a former startup founder who now writes about the political economy of the tech industry and why tech workers need to unionise. She goes by @dellsystem for fairly prosaic reasons.


Tech Workers' Inquiry at The World Transformed

Organising the tech industry may be difficult, but it’s crucial for challenging capitalism. A transcript of the Tech Workers Coalition session at TWT 2018.

Tackling the platforms: on IPPR's Digital Commonwealth report

Top-down regulation, bottom-up resistance, or some combination of the two? A response to IPPR's new report on technology platforms

Towards an Organized Tech Industry—Part Two

Transcript of a panel co-hosted by Tech Workers Coalition and Tech Action at Left Forum 2018, on what a socialist vision for the tech industry should look like.

Technological Development For The Many

A transcript of a talk delivered at the technology breakout session of John McDonnell's State of the Economy conference at Imperial College

Corbynism and The Youth Wing

An interview with Lara McNeill, Momentum activist and newly-elected Youth Rep on the NEC

Labour's New Economics Conference: Part Three, Housing Session

The third part of our write-up and analysis of Labour's New Economics Conference on alternative models of ownership.

Labour's New Economics Conference: Part Two, Digital Session

The second part of our write-up and analysis of Labour's New Economics Conference on alternative models of ownership.

Labour's Digital Strategy Is a Missed Opportunity

The pace of technological advancement is double-edged.

Social Murder, Productivity Crisis & Irresponsible Technology Policy: The 2017 Budget

Wednesday’s budget was more striking for the economic indicators and forecasts produced by the Office for Budgetary Responsibility than for any of its specific policies.

The Inevitability of the Gig Economy

The gig economy may finally be souring in the eyes of the public.

Tech Workers' Inquiry at The World Transformed

Organising the tech industry may be difficult, but it’s crucial for challenging capitalism. A transcript of the Tech Workers Coalition session at TWT 2018.

Tackling the platforms: on IPPR's Digital Commonwealth report

Top-down regulation, bottom-up resistance, or some combination of the two? A response to IPPR's new report on technology platforms

Towards an Organized Tech Industry—Part Two

Transcript of a panel co-hosted by Tech Workers Coalition and Tech Action at Left Forum 2018, on what a socialist vision for the tech industry should look like.

Technological Development For The Many

A transcript of a talk delivered at the technology breakout session of John McDonnell's State of the Economy conference at Imperial College

Corbynism and The Youth Wing

An interview with Lara McNeill, Momentum activist and newly-elected Youth Rep on the NEC

Labour's New Economics Conference: Part Three, Housing Session

The third part of our write-up and analysis of Labour's New Economics Conference on alternative models of ownership.

Labour's New Economics Conference: Part Two, Digital Session

The second part of our write-up and analysis of Labour's New Economics Conference on alternative models of ownership.

Labour's Digital Strategy Is a Missed Opportunity

The pace of technological advancement is double-edged.

Social Murder, Productivity Crisis & Irresponsible Technology Policy: The 2017 Budget

Wednesday’s budget was more striking for the economic indicators and forecasts produced by the Office for Budgetary Responsibility than for any of its specific policies.

The Inevitability of the Gig Economy

The gig economy may finally be souring in the eyes of the public.