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The Resurrection of Habermas

What do the BLM protests and the Dominic Cummings scandal have in common? “The pandemic has pulled our society back together and the internet can briefly function as the great digital equalizer that was sold to us by the tech utopians of the 1990’s,” writes Firecrest. But will the angry summer of 2020 be cathartic or merely therapeutic?

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Person in medical scrubs navigating a touch screen wall filled with fake news.
#7 The Silver Lining

A Job for Elves

In the Baltic states on Europe’s eastern edge, the corona pandemic has breathed new life into bots and propagandists of all creeds and colors. But it has also provided those fighting disinformation a new sense of purpose.

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