Michael Schudson

In the primal act of citizenship, we face the ballot alone, face to face with our own ignorance. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Some uses of the electronic media could enrich politics. Most recent proposals, however, are video games at best and Bonapartism at worst. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

It takes an immigrant, or a Soviet visitor, to celebrate the culture of consumerism. Why, as a nation, are we so eager for material improvement, yet so skeptical of materialism? Read more

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