Tag Archives: Digital democracy

Facebook ‘war room’ counters disinformation (but tech has corroded democracy)

     

Facebook is reportedly delighted with the performance of its anti-disinformation “war room” during Brazil’s presidential election. But despite Facebook’s stronger and more organized coordination of its effort to improve election-related… Read more »

Hacking democracy or creating change through digital engagement?

     

As the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Democracy on September 15 under the rubric of “Democracy Under Strain,” New York University’s Governance Lab unveils its CrowdLaw Manifesto to strengthen public participation in lawmaking. “This manifesto shares… Read more »

Why Technology Favors Tyranny

     

The emergence of liberal democracies is associated with ideals of liberty and equality that may seem self-evident and irreversible. But these ideals are far more fragile than we believe. Their… Read more »

Conflict of ideas and models in varied, global threats to democracy

     

Whatever Russia did last year amounted to an attack on American democracy, notes the Wall Street Journal’s Gerald F. Seib. Worse, that is only one of several ways the democratic… Read more »