Micah L. Sifry, a former Nation associate editor, is co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall and the author of The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet).
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.
Stranded in Europe, I don't feel like a displaced person. I'm buoyed by an invisible network of friends and strangers all connected by social media.