Cover: The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives, from Harvard University PressCover: The Revolution That Wasn’t in HARDCOVER

The Revolution That Wasn’t

How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

  • Preface: The False Promise of Digital Activism
  • Introduction: Public Unions, Patriots, and the Battle for the Internet
  • 1. The Great Class Wedge and the Internet’s Hidden Costs
  • 2. Bureaucracy’s Revenge and the Organization of Digital Activism
  • 3. The Right’s Digital Evangelism and Its Boots on the Ground
  • 4. The Left’s Radical Fairness and Its Muted Online Bullhorn
  • Conclusion: The Digital Activism Gap’s Threat to Democracy
  • Methodological Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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