Astra Taylor on the Ways the Internet Solidifies Inequalities

Astra Taylor, author of The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age argues that the democratic promise of the Internet is not automatic. Social and economic inequalities persist in virtual space; people — all people — have to empower themselves to achieve that democratic promise and to craft Internet practices that dismantle “old” inequalities.

Click here to read about her book; scroll down to watch 2 interviews with Taylor, one on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” and the other on “Democracy Now.”

And click here for a review of her book in The New York Times.


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