Harnessing technology to revitalize democracy

Hans Kundnani invites you to have your say as we open the black box of think-tank research

The World Today Updated 6 November 2020 Published 26 May 2019 2 minute READ

Hans Kundnani

Former Associate Fellow, Europe Programme

In the past five years or so – and especially since the British people voted to leave the European Union, and Donald Trump was elected president of the United States – there has been much discussion about a crisis of liberal democracy. The development and prevalence of digital technology is usually seen as a part of this story. But the extent and nature of the role that digital technology plays, either as a cause of the perceived crisis or as a potential solution to it, is far from clear.

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