Can democracy work on the internet? Reddit tells a mixed story


Throughout history, people have established new governments for all sorts of reasons: to solidify alliances, or expand empires, or secure individual liberties. Marc Beaulac had a question about sweaters. Specifically, it was about the age-old debate in offices between men who want the air conditioning cranked up and women who want it turned down. “What I was thinking in my mind is, the next stage of this argument should be me saying, ‘Why don’t you wear a sweater?'” But Beaulac, a New England-based photographer by day, knew it was a touchy subject and was wary of “mansplaining.” So in 2013 he …

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