Tag: Techno

  • Does US politics need a Nerd Party?


    A newspaper columnist has called for the old-fashioned, “left wing” Democratic Party to be replaced by a new, emergent party of computer nerds.

    Dan Gillmor of Silicon Valley’s San Jose Mercury urges the Democrats to abandon “old, discredited politics”, while an “increasingly radical middle” needs a new party with some “creative thinking”. From where will this come? In a column published the same day, he tells us.

    Writing before the outcome was known, Gillmor enthuses about “the most exciting development … Read More

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