Rethinking Power is a project exploring the complex role that power plays in our lives: how it shapes our interactions, our identities, our institutions, and even our sense of reality. "Power" here is construed very broadly, and we'll be touching on all sorts of topics, from the neuroscience of emotion to the legal history of corporations. No subject is off-limits as we search for a better understanding of the world we've created for ourselves.
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Shauna Gordon-McKeon is a writer, programmer, and community manager who works at the intersection of technology and governance. She specializes in working with open communities (think open source software, open science, and open government) to collaboratively build and nourish a rich commons. In a past life, she was a research psychologist.
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