A Note from the Editor

  • Jeffrey Layne Blevins


Many of you will be reading this issue of Democratic Communiqué for the first time while following stay-at-home orders and adjusting to remote working arrangements as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe. Although, the articles in this issue (Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring 2020) were written prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the issues they address –including fake news, telecommunication infrastructure, the gig economy and popular politics – have featured prominently in how our work lives, social relationships and political discourses are shaped during viral outbreaks.