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Democracy

An illusion of transparency
11 months ago

An illusion of transparency

By  • Opinion

A week ago, I was listening to The Ben Shapiro Show, a conservative podcast. For those familiar with Shapiro’s sharp wit and rapid speech, it shouldn’t come as as a …
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Rediscovering democracy

By  • Opinion

It seems to me that more and more, we have come to expect less and less of each other. It’s a phrase from one of my favorite TV shows, but …
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Democracy threatened by authoritarian ideas
2 years ago

Democracy threatened by authoritarian ideas

By  • Opinion

In a previous version of this article the name of Lawrence Lessig’s book was incorrect, The Mercury regrets this error.

America’s imperialist ambitions are known to be heading …
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