How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
07/16/13 - Tuesday's Topical Currents is with University of Illinois professor and FreePress.net co-founder Robert McChesney, whose latest book is DIGITAL DISCONNECT: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy. He wonders if a society drenched in commercial information is a democratic one, and if digital technology has superpower over political power. Has the Internet explosion created even more income disparity? Topical Currents at 1pm on WLRN-HD1 rebroadcast at 7pm on WLRN-HD2 and audio on-demand after the live program.