Online voting could increase accessibility and lead to greater participation.
Political responses to the rise of radio moved from optimism to pessimism to pragmatism. Policy responses to social media may take the same journey.
Long before the Brexit referendum or the US presidential election, digital ecosystems had changed the political calculus.
Hans Kundnani reviews three ways of understanding the role of technology in the current political turmoil.
Democracy simply wasn’t designed for this technological revolution.