Day: June 21, 2023

How Identity Politics Trumps Preference

Fear Versus Glory in a Hyper-Democracy Democracy dumbs things down by rewarding conformity. This echoes both the vote and the market. It also explains why new urban America struggles to be as attractive as old urban Europe. In a hyper-democracy—politically, economically, and sociologically speaking—the vulgar mean takes the prize due to its astonishing potential to […]

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