To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Kate Bauer attended Loyola University, New Orleans, and earned a BA in Communications and English. After serving a term with AmeriCorps, she went to graduate school at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta. She was the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project Coordinator working under Professor Calestous Juma at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020, 1:20pm