My guest today is Cass R. Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. He is also founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy and is the most referenced law professor in the United States. From 2009 to 2012 he served under the Obama administration as Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Cass is the author of “#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media.”
The topic is his book #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media.
In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:
- Echo chambers
- Limiting people’s horizons
- Hamilton’s nightmare
- The daily me
- Bernie Sanders followers
- Donald Trump followers
“The diversity of America is astounding and any generalization about ‘we’ is going to be controversial.” – Cass R. Sunstein
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