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Gatekeepers and the Internet's Marketplace of Ideas

Gatekeepers and the Internet's Marketplace of Ideas | Politics | Scoop.it
The internet doesn’t actually offer an unconstrained marketplace of ideas.
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Opinion | 150 Cheers for the 14th Amendment - The New York Times

Opinion | 150 Cheers for the 14th Amendment - The New York Times | Politics | Scoop.it
It granted citizenship to African-Americans — an achievement worth remembering.
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In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant ‘Ghettos’ - The New York Times

In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant ‘Ghettos’ - The New York Times | Politics | Scoop.it
The Danes, who have struggled to integrate non-Western families, are getting tough: From age 1, immigrant children will receive mandatory instruction in “Danish culture.”
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Trump and Kim Can Learn a Thing or Two From Singapore - Bloomberg

Trump and Kim Can Learn a Thing or Two From Singapore - Bloomberg | Politics | Scoop.it
It values public service highly, lets the market solve problems and has fans across the political spectrum.
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Amy Chua on Overcoming America's Political Tribalism

Amy Chua on Overcoming America's Political Tribalism | Politics | Scoop.it
Amy Chua is optimistic that the country can overcome its divisions—if only it remembers why it was founded in the first place.
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Salena Zito & Brad Todd: “The Great Revolt” Reveals Roots of Trumpism

Salena Zito & Brad Todd: “The Great Revolt” Reveals Roots of Trumpism | Politics | Scoop.it
In "The Great Revolt," Salena Zito and Brad Todd explore what drew white, working-class voters to President Trump.
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Google vs. Google: How Nonstop Political Arguments Rule Its Workplace

Google vs. Google: How Nonstop Political Arguments Rule Its Workplace | Politics | Scoop.it
The tech giant, trying to navigate an age of heightened political disagreement, struggles to tame a workplace culture of nonstop debate. Often organized by small groups of employees, the discussions have turned the tech giant’s headquarters into something resembling a college campus.
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Opinion | Liberalism’s Golden Dream - The New York Times

Opinion | Liberalism’s Golden Dream - The New York Times | Politics | Scoop.it
Is California’s one-party rule our political destiny?
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Netflix Is Suddenly a Huge Political Issue in Brazil

Netflix Is Suddenly a Huge Political Issue in Brazil | Politics | Scoop.it
A new show takes some artistic liberties in telling the story of the country’s massive, ongoing corruption probe. Is it undermining democracy in the process?
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Jordan Peterson's Male Demographic Isn't Going Anywhere

Jordan Peterson's Male Demographic Isn't Going Anywhere | Politics | Scoop.it
Liberals grouse that aggrieved American men flock to the wrong savior? That won’t solve the problems those men face.
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How Facebook Groups Are Being Exploited To Spread Misinformation, Plan Harassment, And Radicalize People

How Facebook Groups Are Being Exploited To Spread Misinformation, Plan Harassment, And Radicalize People | Politics | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg wants to get a billion people in “meaningful” Facebook groups. But to get there he’ll have to battle the spammers, hackers, and trolls who exploit and hijack groups to make money or sow chaos.
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Special Report: Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar | Reuters

Special Report: Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar | Reuters | Politics | Scoop.it
In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told U.S. senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The situation was dire.
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Hard Questions: Where Do We Draw the Line on Free Expression? | Facebook Newsroom

Hard Questions: Where Do We Draw the Line on Free Expression? | Facebook Newsroom | Politics | Scoop.it
Whether it's a peaceful protest in the streets, an op-ed in a newspaper or a post on social media, free expression is key to a thriving society.
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How Race Relations Have Changed In Trump’s America

How Race Relations Have Changed In Trump’s America | Politics | Scoop.it
A year and a half after an election that made clear the old rules about race have gone out the window, we are nowhere near creating new ones.
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Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees | Politics | Scoop.it
European leaders need to bring immigration numbers down, and metadata on smartphones could be just what they need to start sending migrants back
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Trump's Not the Only One Struggling With Asylum-Seekers

Trump's Not the Only One Struggling With Asylum-Seekers | Politics | Scoop.it
The United States isn’t the only country struggling to deal with a surge in people seeking refuge.
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Opinion | A Rescue Plan for a Jobs Crisis in the Heartland - The New York Times

Opinion | A Rescue Plan for a Jobs Crisis in the Heartland - The New York Times | Politics | Scoop.it
A new federal wage subsidy is a direct way to benefit workers and encourage employment in struggling areas.
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Some Things Are Worse Than Paying Taxes - Bloomberg

Some Things Are Worse Than Paying Taxes - Bloomberg | Politics | Scoop.it
Fee-based governance, standard in the Gilded Age, has been making a comeback of sorts. That’s not healthy.
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Rural and Urban America Aren't so Different After All

Rural and Urban America Aren't so Different After All | Politics | Scoop.it
A new Pew Research Center survey shows where the geographical divide is overstated.
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The end of the ‘libertarian moment’ –

The end of the ‘libertarian moment’ – | Politics | Scoop.it
We often talk about “political Islam” as a challenge. But America too, over the past two decades also has been driven by two dueling political religions — libertarianism and progressivism.
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The Man Behind the President’s Tweets - The New York Times

The Man Behind the President’s Tweets - The New York Times | Politics | Scoop.it
Unraveling the mystery of Dan Scavino, the White House social media director, whose job is to help @realDonaldTrump stay unpresidential.
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US-China rivalry will shape the 21st century

US-China rivalry will shape the 21st century | Politics | Scoop.it
Beijing’s rising economic and political power poses great challenges to the west
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Gilded Age Today: The Second Era of No Decision

Gilded Age Today: The Second Era of No Decision | Politics | Scoop.it
Stagnation, inequality, and immigration have created an era of political gridlock, much as they did during the Gilded Age.
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