Democracy cries out for policy solutions to tech-fueled extremism.
Neal Stephenson’s classic 1992 cyberpunk novel Snow Crash depicts a future United States in which all forms of hierarchical authority have collapsed and each suburban subdivision has become its own burbclave requiring visas and passports to enter. There is a character named Raven who is untouchable for crimes he
Confused thinking is standing in the way of a perfectly achievable goal: moderating speech on the internet.
Before I get off the subject of infrastructure, I want to make a more general point about the nature of governance at this point in the 21st century, which has to do with social trust. I wrote a whole book on this subject back in the 1990s, but a lot
Expansive rights rhetoric undermines what democracy cannot survive without—accountability.
We can’t leave our virtues at the door.
Large parts of the U.S. electorate acted on a surprising negative impulse in the 2020 election, a phenomenon that likely will hang around.
A new Freedom House report reveals that, while Americans desire reform, their commitment to democracy and its ideals remains as strong as ever.