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The real risk for American democracy

July 3, 2021 HAVING COUNTRYSIDE For the presidency on a promise to rejuvenate democracy around the world, Joe Biden finds himself in a battle to defend it at home. In June, 200 prominent American democracy scholars signed a letter warning that changes in state laws “transform several states into political …

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The very real threat of the rise of anti-rationalism

While a considerable amount of ink has been poured to describe how technology in general and apps like Facebook and Twitter in particular are reinforcing tribalism, a curious related phenomenon has recently emerged, most clearly visible in social media. Although less noticed, it is perhaps more revealing of the current …

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