The Daily Beast (2009-2010)
Discover Magazine (2008-9)
Arthur Magazine (2004-2008)
The Feature (2002-2004)
The New York Times / The Guardian (1996-2001)
Featured Articles and Essays:
CNN: Are Jobs Obsolete? (2012)
CNN: Occupy as Prototype (2011)
Create Value Now or Perish (pdf) - A manifesto for business site ChangeThis.com
Occupy Reality (transcript of speech at Zucotti Park, 2011)
What's Next Upside, 1996. This is the article where I introduce the concept of "social currency."
How I Became an Enemy of the People June 2009
The Daily Beast
Too Big To Live - Why Letting Banks Fail is Good for Real People (pdf) - A manifestor for business site Changethis.com (June 2009)
Futurenomics Janurary 2009, page 36
Don't Judge Judaism by the Numbers, November 20 2002
New York Times OpEd about why Judaism's biggest concern should be something other than itself.
AOL/TimeWarner Was Doomed from the Start, July 25 2002
The Guardian of London runs the OpEd I wrote when the merger was first announced - the piece that got canceled by the NYTimes.
Yahoo Internet Life, "Playing God", December 2001
The Net is the antidote to fundamentalism, forcing us to look deeply at our beliefs and to challenge the stories of the past.
Sportswear International, "The Pursuit of Cool", 2001
Rushkoff speaks directly to marketers about the social costs of their heinous youth targeting methods.
Yahoo Internet Life, "The People’s Net", July 2001
The Internet is back, alive and well. It may be a little shell-shocked, but that's only because it's just won a war.
Esquire, "Timothy Leary's High-Dive", August 1996
A personal account of Timothy Leary’s death.
Swing Magazine, "Playing Undead", April 1995
Rushkoff explores the underground world of Camarilla, a live vampire-themed fantasy role-playing game.
The Sabbath Revolt, Adbusters, March/April 1999
If It's A Free Market, Why Does it Cost So Much?
Let it Grow, Adbusters, November 1999
What if we all decided to take our cues from kids?
Clonaid, Media Virus Column, SEED Magazine, March/April 2003
They Called Me Cyberboy (Time Digital, 1997)
The Facial Paper Magazine, approx 2000
The Jewish Week, "Welcoming One Another", April 25 2003
All God's Children, They Got Vings (Paper Magazine) The Kabbalah Center.
Microsoft Marches On, The New York Times, June 25 1998
Suicide Jews New York Press, June 11, 2003
The self-imposed death of institutional Judaism.
Which One of These Sneakers is Me? London Times, approx 1999.
How Marketers Outsmart Our Media-Savvy Children.
We Are the Programmers Guardian of London, approx 1995
It all began with the remote control.
Hidden Architecture Fast Company, 2001.
The real space of cyberspace.
Books with Rushkoff Essays
Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times
A Computer Ate My Book, Douglas Rushkoff
An anthology of original essays from our most intriguing young writers.
We know what you want: How they change your mind. 2005
Introduction to Martin Howard book, We Know What You Want
Killed: Great Journalism Too Hot to Print. Edited by David Wallis
Playing With Fractals An introdution to the art of Sarah Sze.
Wrestling with Zion.Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
Leaving Springfield.The Simpsons and the Possibility of Oppositional Culture