Media theory starts from the idea that a changed media technology changes society and builds new communities. For the first time, a reader or recipient can also be a sender. The net opens up democracy beyond representative and constitutional democracy.
Now that the race for the White House has officially been kicked off - there is all kinds of talk about the candidates. As for the GOP we still have no idea which will be the party choice going into the elections. As for the Democrats barring any surprises the choice was made years ago. The Democratic option has held power for over two years now, and there is much that candidate said they would do upon taking office. Yet so many of those promises have yet to come to pass.
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney are out of touch with America’s working class. “It is no laughing matter when your unemployment benefits expire, when you are homeless, when your mortgage is behind, when your kids are hungry, when your car payment is 30 days late, or when you are faced with a stack of unpaid bills.”