What’s the big idea? During an interview with the New Yorker in 2007, Karl Rove argued that information technology is influencing Americans to become more fiscally conservative. He said: “There are two or three societal trends that are driving us in an increasingly deep center-right posture ...
In his book Blind Spots, Professor Max Bazerman of Harvard Business School argues that the Challenger fiasco exploited inconsistencies in the decision-making mechanisms of the brain.
Has the Internet elevated political conversation by increasing interaction between average citizens? Or is it plunging the country into an abyss of partisanship and ignorance?
Who's right? Digital optimists who view the internet and social media as democratizing political forces, or pessimists who claim that they dumb down political discourse and polarize the electorate?