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The lower-than-expected attendance at President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on June 20 was attributed, at least in part, to an online army of K-pop fans who used the social network TikTok to organize and reserve tickets for the rally as a means of pranking the campaign. Similarly, the historically unprecedented scale of the George Floyd protests can be attributed in part to social media. By some estimates 25 million Americans participated at protests. Social media has proven itself as a tool for political activism, from online boycotts to offline gatherings. It also has implications fo…
01.07.2020 · From The_Conversation_USA
For far too long, the accepted wisdom among scholars of politics has been that the interests of the individual and the interests of society are not in harmony when it comes to voting. The American economist Anthony Downs, in his foundational book An Economic Theory of Democracy (1957), argued tha...By Julia MaskivkerRead at Aeon
30.01.2020 · From Aeon
The year’s federal budget included a slew of boutique policy promises suggesting the government is targeting specific groups of voters gearing up for the October election. Likewise, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has been capitalizing on the SNC-Lavalin drama and the release of the federal carbon tax. One recent analysis suggests that if Scheer wants to sway voters, climate is the way to do it. But regardless of party strategy, a more p…
09.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_Canada
Dans sa récente tribune « Pour une renaissance européenne », le président Macron propose, en particulier, de lancer une conférence pour l’Europe qui fasse appel à des universitaires mais aussi à des partenaires sociaux et à des religieux et spirituels « afin de proposer tous les changements nécessaires à notre projet politique ». Pour proposer de tels changements, il nous paraît effectivement nécessaire de saisir l’enjeu du débat que mènent actuellement les experts sur la nature même du projet politique européen. L’ère du gouvernement par l’événement ?
08.03.2019 · From The_Conversation_France