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New research shows that people’s voting decisions or preferences for future romantic partners can be influenced by AI algorithms.
AI-powered democracy is being investigated by researchers at the University of Geneva, with Swiss being asked to set boundaries.
Most new democracies have vestiges of the old authoritarian regimes, such as successor parties, constitutions, and subnational enclaves.
Sortition was crucial to Ancient Athens’ democracy, but stayed largely unknown in recent history until the recent surge in interest.
Journalists will be unable to contact sources, fact-check, or file stories until after an event has occurred if internet access is blocked.
Strong-arm tactics do trigger a reaction that ultimately topples autocrats. Often, though, repression helps autocrats stay in power.
A healthy democracy requires a free press, but research shows assaults on press freedom affect economic development negatively.
Even if voluntary, “human rentiership” is innately similar to slavery. Workplace democracy is the secret to finding a solution, David Ellerman.
Artists from all over the world have joined a movement called “Raise Three Fingers” to support Myanmar’s anti-coup protesters.