Tag: government

I’m an Internet Company, I’m the Government

Internet: Hello, I’m an Internet company. Government: And I’m the Government. Internet: I made a website urging limits on government surveillance. Government: I made a commission that’s exploring limits on government surveillance. Internet: I have only your best interests in mind. Government: I have only your best interests in mind. Internet: I collect and analyze your data to make your...

Does Slavery Still Impact Modern U.S. Politics? | Behind the Book with Maya Sen & Matthew Blackwell

[Narrator] The enslavement of African Americans ended 150 years ago. But does it still affect politics today? That’s the question professors Maya Sen, Matthew Blackwell, and Avidit Acharya try to answer in their book, Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics. Their findings demonstrate how historical institutions continue to shape modern, political attitudes. On this episode of Behind the...