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The Left Case Against the EU (1/2)
Bitter reflections on Greece’s capitulation to EU institutions argues no evolution is possible, they are too brittle
greece  europe  union  euro  analysis  pointofview  negotiation  history  Q1  2019  uk  brexit  grexit  ruling  class  elite  socialism  ecb  bank  control  democracy 
january 2019 by csrollyson
The Birth of the New American Aristocracy - The Atlantic
Velvet glove rebuke of the “9.9%” upper middle class - and a warning for how all historical aristocracies end + call for [democrat] government to dismantle aristocracy. ironically it fails to acknowledge that government stewards are part of the aristocracy, with very few exceptions ;~{
class  history  usa  europe  aristocracy  social  higher  educatio.  realestate  government  income  tax  loophole  politics  trump  clinton  2016  election  rage  inequality  democracy  Q2  2018  community  network  entitlement 
may 2018 by csrollyson
Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself | News | The Guardian
Superb: Why “tech #humanism” could help #SilconValley maintain its #monopoly on our attention—and how to democratize #tech
siliconvalley  facebook  stevejobs  apple  hightech  humanism  power  technology  human  history  cyborg  evolution  democracy  elite  business  model  google  attention  addiction 
may 2018 by csrollyson
The Emergence of a Post-Fact World by Francis Fukuyama - Project Syndicate
Institutions & politicians are corrupt to the point of shameless lies—spelling trouble for #democracy #trump
politics  pointofview  q1  2017  trump  democracy  truth  bot  corruption  russia  social  media  internet  authoritarian  government  institution 
september 2017 by csrollyson
About the Cline Center | Cline Center for Democracy | University of Illinois
Research center uses deep mining to create comparative #human #development reports globally - 300 yrs of data
democracy  human  development  university  illinois  research  big  data  analytics  website  natural  disaster  war  constitution  government  conflict  social 
february 2017 by csrollyson
'The Atlantic' Editors Endorse Hillary Clinton for President - The Atlantic
For the 2nd time in its history, @theatlantic endorses a presidential candidate to thwart a less qualified one #kudos
election  president  usa  q4  2016  endorsement  lincoln  johnson  clinton  trump  goldwater  comparison  nuclear  military  slavery  xenophobia  populism  democracy  exceptional  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
october 2016 by csrollyson
Infrastructure: Highways to hell | The Economist
Voters point fingers at others to pay for crumbling highways, roads; new investment models offer hope
usa  democracy  transport  tax  infrastructure  Q2  2014  voter  fund  2ghcj  model 
april 2014 by csrollyson
Government needs to ramp up digital engagement strategies | Public Leaders Network | Guardian Professional
Democracy app: Report says the UK strives to engage citizens w digital social apps but ministers don't know how
UK  government  democracy  q3  2013  report  engagement  mobile  twitter  2ghcj  citizen 
september 2013 by csrollyson
The Vanishing Electoral Battleground - NYTimes.com
How the U.S. electoral system means a handful of states choose the President Thx @jhagel #fb
election  usa  president  state  marketing  big  data  analysis  democracy  politics  tactics  2csrollyson 
november 2012 by csrollyson
Icelanders approve their crowdsourced constitution — European technology news
MUSTread: Iceland pioneers using social business for new constitution; note integration of crowdsourcing & legislature #fb
crowdsourcing  Iceland  politics  governance  2012  constitution  twitter  facebook  legislature  representative  democracy  example  casestudy  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
october 2012 by csrollyson
How Selecting Voters Randomly Can Lead to Better Elections | Wired Opinion | Wired.com
disruptive thoughts on "democracy" sacred cow; agree on breakdown; "voters" don't understand the complexity of the issues, nor do Congress
democracy  crowdsourcing  statistics  vote  disruption  big  data 
may 2012 by csrollyson

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