Newspapers and The Public

The first English daily newspaper, The Daily Courant, began publication is 1702. This might be called the beginning of the … More

The Harmonious Society

In Law as a Social System, Luhmann wrote, A functionally differentiated society is anything but a harmonious society with inbuilt … More

Politics, War, and Law

This research thread is related to the recently published article on “Futures of a distributed memory: A global brain wave … More

Ngrams and Cultural Memory

Google Ngrams are one way to track cultural memory. In systems theoretical terms, cultural memory is carried by the mass media, … More

The Rise of Politics

Here is a Spanish Google Ngram for law, politics, religion,economy, and the press. These kinds of graphs don’t necessarily show … More