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Democracy & Digital Platforms: A Match Made in Heaven or in Hell?

In the wake of revelations about Facebook’s role in the 2016 U.S. election and use of the platform to inflame social unrest in other countries,┬áthere seems to be a growing consensus that the evolution of digital platforms has reached a … Continue reading

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Interactions Between Political and Platform Systems

This post focuses on the interactions between digital platforms and public sector democratic governance systems to help set the stage for two subsequent posts that offer suggestions about how to support positive feedback loops and discourage negative feedback loops in … Continue reading

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A Purpose-Built Platform to Strengthen Democracy

In brief, the argument presented in this post is that: The health and future prospects for political democracy are facing serious threats in the U.S. and the world. The history of Facebook, Google, Twitter and other online platforms and services … Continue reading

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