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Reaching out: the spread of crowdfunding to the developing world

Can poorer countries also benefit from this democratic form of raising money? asks Nicola Bauman.

Filed in: Society Technology

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Technology

Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

Don’t trust your Stone Age brain: it’s unsustainable

Helen Camakaris explains why our own thought processes are hindering attempts to save the planet.

Filed in: Science Sustainability

Mobilize, organize – but also scrutinize

Marek Tuszynski on why effective activism is often all about investigation.

Filed in: Activism Technology

Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.

Filed in: Children Education Technology Uganda

David Cameron: don’t blame the internet for society’s ills

The British Prime Minister’s proposals on pornography follow a global tradition of politicians who try to control online access and fail, writes Symon Hill.

Filed in: Children Crime Internet Society United Kingdom

India, porn and sexual violence

Links between pornography and some despicable crimes are clear, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Internet Politics Society United Kingdom

Social media’s role in Turkey’s dissent

The spark was a park, but the flame was fanned by the web, says Karin Alexander.

Filed in: Activism Technology Turkey

Eritrean disapora dials freedom with 'robocall'

Rizwan Syed reports on how the mass automated calls that marketeers use to torment us are put to good use - sending messages of solidarity.

Filed in: Activism Eritrea Technology

VIDEO: the power of participation

Chris Lunch believes we are only just scratching the surface of video technology’s potential.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Society Technology

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