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Hashtag politics: 4 key ways digital activism is inegalitarian | Jen Schradie

August 23, 2019 at 7:24 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

A key claim that’s made around digital activism is that it is this more egalitarian space and also enables a wider variety of people to participate because of the lowered costs of participation. And this argument is made because of how expensive it is in terms of time and energy, for example, to print out

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“Hashtag politics: 4 key ways digital activism is inegalitarian | Jen Schradie”

Which voter type are you? How politicians divide and conquer. | Bill Eddy

August 19, 2019 at 12:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

So high-conflict politicians — or what I call “wannabe kings”— because that’s really what they want. They want to take over and eliminate opposition. How they effectively gain power in an election — and we’re not talking about people that just became dictators from a war or something. We’re talking about people getting elected. And

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“Which voter type are you? How politicians divide and conquer. | Bill Eddy”

You. Must. Vote.

August 18, 2019 at 5:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good morning, John! Here in the United States, election season is upon us. It’s on the front page of the newspaper every day! And I want to make it clear: from my perspective, there is only one wrong vote and that is no vote. And I’m tired of people telling me their “good reasons” why

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“You. Must. Vote.”

Why “Us Against Them” Politics Is More Dangerous Than ISIS | Sebastian Junger

at 10:26 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

I think everything we do is a form of tribalism. We’re evolved for that. We’re wired for that. The question is how big do we want our tribe to be? England seems to be saying we want our tribe and at our choice. All right so that’s a point of view I understand. So it’s

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“Why “Us Against Them” Politics Is More Dangerous Than ISIS | Sebastian Junger”

Politics for people

August 17, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Do you think democracy should be about real people, like me and you? So do I! Democracy step aside, the corporate lobbyists have taken over Brussels But it seems to me that Europe is being taken over by corporate lobbyists working for some of the world’s biggest companies. Voice of ordinary people drowned out by

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“Politics for people”

Understanding the Primaries: Delegates, Democracy, and America’s Nonstop Political Party

at 4:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. and I have strep throat which I rate 0/10 not recommended. so your video about the political situation in Brazil made me think about the political situation here in the United States specifically the tortuously long, Kafka-esque process through which the two major political parties in the United States determine

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“Understanding the Primaries: Delegates, Democracy, and America’s Nonstop Political Party”

Capitalism will eat democracy — unless we speak up | Yanis Varoufakis

August 15, 2019 at 1:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Democracy. In the West, we make a colossal mistake taking it for granted. We see democracy not as the most fragile of flowers that it really is, but we see it as part of our society’s furniture. We tend to think of it as an intransigent given. We mistakenly believe that capitalism begets inevitably democracy.

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“Capitalism will eat democracy — unless we speak up | Yanis Varoufakis”

Can Religion & Democracy Co-Exist? w/ Author of Taming Of The Gods

August 14, 2019 at 2:28 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

maladroit studios listers in burma he is a lot of pain and god’s religion in the market on three counts in what all right i guess the real pronunciation relapse it sounds of a status really beautiful overcast at so it would have what nationality that is that correct all right now i a talking

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“Can Religion & Democracy Co-Exist? w/ Author of Taming Of The Gods”