Reader View · 9 min read · 2021-06-15 · The Republican Party has embraced an agenda that rigs the rules in their favor. There’s a name for that behavior. · Shared by 97, including Matteo Furia, Jamil Smith جميل كريم, Mark Bradley
In the United States, the threat that looms is a slide into what scholars call “competitive authoritarianism”: a system that still holds elections, but under profoundly unfair conditions that systematically favor one side.
Reader View · 20+ min read · From 2017 · Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead. · Shared by 100, including Manos Hatzimalonas, Thomas Euler, Thomas Power, grimm, 𝚃𝚒𝚏𝚏𝚊𝚗𝚢 𝙷𝚊𝚢𝚍𝚎𝚗, David Nagel, Nir Eyal, Veronika Lampion, Christopher Allen, Mathew Ingram
Reader View · 10 min read · 2021-04-13 · Facing a dire shortage of qualified tech workers, companies and the Kremlin are vying to win the hearts and minds of Russia’s entrepreneurs and engineers. · Shared by 50
Reader View · 2020-11-12 · Research by a team of international scholars shows the Republican Party’s shift away from democratic ideals predates Donald Trump but has accelerated precipitously since. · Shared by 45, including Trey Tweets Into the Void, Steve Silberman, Caterina Fake, Ida Bae Wells, Jennifer Ouellette, Walter Hickey, J. P. Gownder (கவுண்டர்), Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦
Reader View · 6 min read · From 2019 · When the Nazis came to power, the writer Charlotte Beradt began collecting people’s dreams. The resulting book uncovered the effects the regime had on the collective unconscious. · Shared by 31, including Oniropolis, Juliana de Albuquerque, Arin Basu, zooko❤ⓩ🛡🦓🦓🦓
Reader View · 5 min read · 2021-01-12 · Just weeks, ago, conservatives insisted Trump would concede if he lost the election. · Shared by 24, including Anne Applebaum, Olivia Nuzzi, Michael (मुकेश) 🇺🇦💪🏻
Reader View · 3 min read · Apr 18th · In El Salvador, President Nayib Bukele hijacked the political party, Nuevas Ideas, which was formed by members of the Salvadoran diaspora to help him get elected. This narrative, according to a new… · Shared by 24, including Nieman Foundation, Tactical Tech