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Jan 31, 2019

The theme of this year’s DLD conference was optimism and courage. And so -- if Parag Khanna is indeed right about the future being Asian, should that make us optimistic about the future of democracy?


Yes and no. Certainly his notion of Asia an interdependent system – a reinvented Silk Roads for the digital 21st

Jan 24, 2019

Kenn Cukier, the author of Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Work, Live and Think, explains how and why the big data revolution is undermining democracy.


Hope you enjoyed this week’s episode with Ken Cukier, you can find out more about him and his writing on big data and artificial intelligence...

Jan 17, 2019

David Goodhart, author of The Road To Somewhere, explains why the Somewheres versus the Everywheres is the central division in modern politics

Hope you enjoyed this week’s episode with David Goodhart, you can find out more about him and Policy Exchange here:

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Jan 10, 2019

Betaworks CEO John Borthwick shares his wisdom about the best models of democracy in our digital age.

Borthwick argues that a truly democratic digital future requires a fundamental rethink of both internet business models and the architecture of web.

Hope you enjoyed this week’s episode with John Borthwich, you can...

Jan 6, 2019

Join Andrew Keen as he travels around the globe investigating the contemporary crisis of democracy. Hear from the world’s most informed citizens about the rise of populism, authoritarian and illiberal democracy. Listen to Keen’s commentary on and solutions to this crisis of democracy.