Via :WP Almost one in two of the United States’ voting-age population failed to cast their ballot in last November’s presidential elections, putting the United States far behind almost all other developed democracies around the world in voter turnout. Many proposals have been offered to tackle this embarrassing problem: Hold elections on weekends. Make Election Day a … Continue reading A political scientist has discovered a surprising way to increase voter turnout. It starts in childhood.
Technology platforms must ensure that they are safe spaces As independent India turns 70, there were some suggestions which if implemented would become censorship and infringement of free speech. The immediate provocation for these suggestions was the formal statement by the Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) that condemned the online abuse heaped on … Continue reading Journalists and social media