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Solidarity, Fragmentation, & Welfare

by contributing editor Daniel London

The capacity to live with difference is, in my view, the coming question of the twenty-first century. – Stuart Hall… 1,511 more words

Think Pieces

Talking Politics without Arguing

This post is the landing page for a three-part series that is more about public discourse than public space, but I think the two are closely related.   138 more words

Privacy and Celebrities

I keep seeing these articles about Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston dating. And most of them are basically saying it is a PR stunt.

Seriously, people? 605 more words


Inspiration from Nancy Fraser’s idea of the contemporary public sphere: how to rethink digital space?

Reading Rethinking the Public Sphere – Fraser


Blanket censorship of social media announced for all Government workers

According to Radio Vanuatu News today the Public Service Commission is forbidding government workers from accessing social media. This was decided in a meeting of 29 April. 651 more words

The Daily Digest

Habermas: Religion in the Public Sphere - 27/06/2016

A Pluralist Democracy

Here are two assumptions we’ll accept for the sake of argument:

  1. We live in a democracy (or in a state that strives to be a democracy, or at least pretends to be one, however much of a mess they make of it in practice).
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