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#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

by Cass R. Sunstein,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 26, 2017

In 1927, John Dewey wrote that the essential need of democracy, of self-government and freedom, properly understood, was "the improvement of the methods and conditions of debate, discussion and persuasion. That is the problem of the public."


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