Chrystia Freeland

Statecraft via Twitter

By Chrystia Freeland
April 5, 2012

It turns out you can govern in 140 characters. Social media is often accused of coarsening our public discourse and of making us stupid. But some innovative public leaders are taking to their keyboards and finding that the payoff is a direct and personal connection with their communities.

In 2011, the revolution was tweeted

By Chrystia Freeland
December 29, 2011

2011 was a good year for protest and a bad year for government. 2012 will be a good year for both if our political leaders can figure out the connection.