Episode

7/23 Robert McChesney: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

July 23, 2013

Professor Robert McChesney, why a majority of the American people are progressive, the tension between democracy and capitalism, how to judge the success of the Internet, why the Internet is a great force for monopoly, why Google and Facebook are killing journalism, Net Neutrality and mobile platforms and the grassroots movements against corporate personhood and for clean elections.

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