Micah L. Sifry, a former Nation associate editor, is co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall. His most recent book, edited with Tiago Peixoto, is Civic Tech in the Global South: Assessing Technology for the Public Good.
Ganz seems to think my book blames technology alone for the Internet’s failure to democratize politics. That’s far from the case.
For a healthy democracy, transparency is the best medicine.