Your Twitter Activism Is Numbing You
Doing politics on the internet has enfeebled our democracies.
I’ve drifted away from Twitter. I’d like to tell you that it was a principled decision—that the format of the site did it, that it’s the vitriol, the shallowness. But it’s not that at all. I’d also like to tell you how I feel a lot better now that I spend less time on the site, but I can’t do that either. (If anything, I feel more out of step with the w…
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