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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

The Democracy Project

The Democracy Project

This collection of essays by scholars and technologists, which developed as a collaboration between the Ethics Center and The Atlantic magazine, traces the impact of technology on democracy and suggests ways in which technology can strengthen democratic practices and institutions.

  • The Next Great Experiment

    Technology is changing the way people think about—and participate in—democratic society. What does that mean for democracy? | By Adrienne LaFrance, Irina Raicu, and Eric Goldman

    Alexander Howard
    Protecting the Public Commons

    By Alexander B. Howard

    Meredith Broussard
    Broken Technology Hurts Democracy

    By Meredith Broussard

       

       

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