Antón Barba-Kay

Teaches philosophy at The Catholic University in Washington D.C. He is writing a book on what the internet is and what a difference it makes.


Cover for: The sound of my own voice

The internet is, as a medium, fundamentally changing our conception of the political. By removing speech from its social context, it has blurred our sense of the unsayable; by uncoupling us from our real-life community, it has made us shameless; and by fetishizing fact, it has undermined the legitimacy of shared reason. All help explain the extraordinary success of Donald Trump.