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PODCAST: Q&A with David Lazer, co-author of Politics with the People

Politics with the People: Building a Directly Representative Democracy

Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, and David M. J. Lazer
Cambridge University Press
182 pp.
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Town hall meetings in the United States tend to attract politicians’ biggest supporters and their most vocal critics, leaving out a wide swath of constituents. But with the advent of online communication platforms, that needn’t remain the case. This week on the Science podcast, David Lazer outlines a technology-enabled framework for creating a more representative democracy.

To hear the rest of the show, visit the Science podcast page.

About the author

Jennifer Golbeck is at the Social Intelligence Lab, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.