Tom Bevan is the co-founder and president of RealClearPolitics. In addition to overseeing the editorial staff and writing regular features for RCP, Tom’s work has appeared in numerous publications and he is featured frequently as a political analyst on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, and the BBC.
Tom hosts a weekly radio show on politics on 89 WLS in Chicago. He is also co-author with Carl Cannon of two eBooks on the 2012 Election: “The Battle Begins” and “A Time for Choosing.”
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The emergence of “woke capitalism,” particularly among powerful technology and social media companies, presents a difficult problem to free-market conservatives. These companies police what could arguably be termed the modern public square, squelching or silencing voices that they deem outside the boundaries of polite debate and making it more difficult for conservative ideas to be heard. But they’re still private companies with the right to control their platforms, and interventions are likely to require the use of government power. How should the conservative movement confront this challenge without abandoning its limited government principles?Watch Now