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Are We Smart Enough to Be a Direct Democracy?

Foreign Policy editor David Rothkopf asks The Great Questions of Tomorrow in his new book.

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Soon, every person on Earth will be connected, via social media, to every other person. So why do we approach policy like it’s the ’70s? In his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, David Rothkopf asks how we can change our policy outlook to reflect how people actually interact. Rothkopf is CEO and editor of the FP Group and host of The Editor’s Roundtable podcast.

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