Post-truth politics and why the antidote isn’t simply “fact-checking” and truth

What exactly is meant by the term post-truth? Paradoxically, post-truth is among the most-talked-about yet least-well-defined meme words of our time. In this essay, the University of Sydney’s Professor John Keane┬ácontends that the best weapon against post-truth is democracy. Democracy being a living reminder that truths are never self-evident, and that what counts as truth … Continue reading Post-truth politics and why the antidote isn’t simply “fact-checking” and truth