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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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World Social Forum 2007: Warts and all

NAIROBI. There are a few things about Kasarani stadium, the venuefor the 2007 World Social Forum, that seem at odds with the spirit ofthis now institutionalised annual civil society gathering. The gates,razor wire and sentries stopping-and-searching at the main entrancecertainly contradict the spirit of openness that the WSF purports tofoster.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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C words: join the conversation

Artists continue to play their part in social change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What's hot and what's (ironically) not

The World Social Forum is a good place to be if you want to get ahandle on the biggest issues that grassroots activists are working on,that communities and movements are resisting, and that we all need totake notice of. This year, the four that really stood out for me are(in no particular order, and making no attempt to be exhaustive, pleaseadd your own!): .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Happy anniversary!

As Sierra Leone celebrates 50 years of independence, Sulakshana Gupta revisits the photographic past.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Reading between the lines: books on tour

From the frontline of the struggle for social justice come some riveting reads, as Tim Gee discovers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kenya’s political cyber war

Tension that manifested itself in physical violence after the 2007 general election has moved to social media for 2013, reports Moses Wasamu.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Walk to promote culture change, not climate change

Melanie Strickland invites you to join Buzz Tour participants in pollinating ideas the length of Britain.…

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Colombian strikers brave police brutality

As a general strike enters its fourth week, state violence has left nine workers dead and hundreds more injured, reports Adriano Mérola Marotta.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Leave mums alone

As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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