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

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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.

Guest:

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