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Elon Musk and the Oligarchs of the ‘Second Gilded Age’

Nolan Higdon The Conversation
Musk’s desire in buying Twitter goes beyond a desire to shape public discourse. Today’s equivalent of the Gilded Age oligarchs, who are gobbling up increasing chunks of the media landscape, also have access to a trove of personal data of users.

Politics: The Democrats’ Progress

Sarah Miller and Faiz Shakir Democracy Journal
Democrats appear to have shed the neoliberal policy framework and have begun to embrace populist policies. But Democrats’ approach to politics has yet to adjust to its evolving embrace of populist policies.

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