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Democracy in the digital era

Activist and Icelandic Pirate Party MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir on what we can do and the tools we can all use to strengthen democracy and make it real.

Filed in: Democracy Iceland Politics Technology

Democracy in the digital era - the facts

The facts and figures that matter in our infographic.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Technology

Clouding the issue

Following the Jennifer Lawrence photo scandal, Robin Tudge takes a closer look at how Apple has sidestepped its data-storing responsibilities.

Filed in: Crime Society Technology

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights Internet Politics Thailand

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

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