Twitter profited from Donald Trump's racist outbursts for years, only to delete his account a few days before his departure. A figure with such media platform runs no risk of being "no platformed" — but tech giants still have too much power over what the rest of us say.
Nathan Akehurst is a writer and campaigner working in political communications and advocacy.
The polling industry claims to offer live snapshots of what the public thinks. Yet the obsession with polls is reducing politics to market research.