Starting today, the world’s attention turns to Brazil, where the 2014 World Cup begins. From cafés in Ramallah, to bars in Kampala, to a pub in Cambridge (where I’ll be watching), people of all ages will be shouting frantically at televisions, sometimes screaming in agony, other times delighting in joy. A truly global moment, the … Continue reading »
@GeorgeWashington, or what would the Founders tweet?
In an era when it took days for messages to travel between cities or weeks to cross the Atlantic, America’s founders would have been astonished at the rate and volume of information zinging around the world today. The Internet and social media offer unprecedented resources for learning about current events, expressing our opinions, and persuading … Continue reading »