How to Put Out Democracy’s Dumpster Fire

Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.» — That’s quite the teaser. But Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev deliver in their rich, nuanced essay. One of the most interesting thoughts in it: We shouldn’t think about tech regulation in terms of antitrust, but environmental protection

From Weekly Filet #338, in March 2021.

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