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Your Call: How can we create a democratic internet ecosystem?



On the September 4th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Astra Taylor author of “The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age.” The book argues that for all that we "tweet" and "like" and "share," the Internet in fact reflects real-world economic and cultural hierarchies. What would a democratic Internet look like? And how should we get there? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Astra Taylor, documentary filmmaker, writer, and musician

Web Resources:

The Nation: Can the Internet Be a ‘People’s Platform’? A Q&A With Astra Taylor

Washington Post: Sunlight: 99 percent of net neutrality comments wanted stronger FCC rules

The Nation: Why the ‘Open’ Internet Is So Closed to Women

 Open Democracy: Why the Internet makes the personal even more political