Astra Taylor is a writer, documentary filmmaker (including Zizek! and Examined Life,) and activist. She is the author of The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age (Metropolitan Books.) She also helped launch the Occupy offshoot Strike Debt and its Rolling Jubilee campaign.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Open Systems and Glass Ceilings: The Disappearing Woman and Life on the Internet
The following essay is excerpted and adapted from The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age by Astra Taylor, published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, LLC, and appears here with permission. The Web is regularly hailed for its “openness” and...