Category: Online Publication
Tags: Information Overload,news,politics
Source Author: Gary Kasparov
Source Date: 1/16/2016
Source Name: The Parallax
Source URL: Link to Source Article or Site
The past year was a somber one for democracies around the world, as distaste for political institutions and political elites reached a breaking point. Brexit triumphed over common sense, and united defense, in England. Extreme right-wing politicians continued their march to power in continental Europe. And the U.S. Electoral College victory of Donald Trump secured the election of a populist demagogue who openly criticizes the democratic system.