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Democracy

One of the really big problems of democracy is that, quite often, someone you disagree with wins. Trump won the American Presidency in 2016 and so on. That means that those that “lost” have to deal with this but there … Continue reading

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Sending a message

I often argue against protest votes, where one votes tactically, blank or invalid. But Clay Shirky wrote it better, back in 2016 when the last American presidential election was approaching: People who believe in protest votes do so because they … Continue reading

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Surveillance and democracy

Edward Snowden, on Malkia Cyril’s work combating surveillance of citizens: Malkia’s radical lesson is about the nature of rights: The best way to protect somebody is to protect everybody—especially the most vulnerable among us.

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