Surya Gowda

Surya Gowda is a student editor at ProMarket and a fourth-year at the University of Chicago jointly pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fundamentals: Issues and Texts and a Master of Arts degree in the Social Sciences. At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, her focus of study is political theory. She is also the cofounder and coeditor-in-chief of The Harper Review, a magazine publishing essays and letters on arts, culture, politics, and philosophy.

How Uber Provided Short-Term Solutions and Long-Term Problems

ProMarket Student Editor Surya Gowda speaks with Georgetown University postdoctoral fellow Katie J. Wells about her new book with Kafui Attoh and Declan Cullen, Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City. Wells discusses how Uber stepped in to solve local government failures, but introduced new problems in the process.

The Not So Free Marketplace of Ideas

ProMarket student editor Surya Gowda reviews Jeff Kosseff’s arguments for protecting the free marketplace of ideas despite the harms of misinformation in his new book “Liar in a Crowded Theater: Freedom of Speech in a World of Misinformation.”

Can the Public Moderate Social Media?

ProMarket student editor Surya Gowda reviews the arguments made by Paul Gowder in his new book, The Networked Leviathan: For Democratic Platforms.

What Are The Media For?

In response to ProMarket's debate about the Twitter Files and the roles of social media and traditional media, Surya Gowda argues that a more...

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