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Why worker-led monitoring is needed to challenge electronic sweatshops

An alternative global strategy for the protection and promotion of workers’ human rights in ICT supply chains is emerging, writes David Foust Rodríguez.

Filed in: Human Rights Technology Work

Beating the digital titans

You can take action at a practical and technological level – and a political one.

Filed in: Technology

No, Mr Zuckerberg: India's fight for freedom against Facebook

Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.

Filed in: India Technology

Can search engine rankings swing elections?

Research psychologist Robert Epstein on how the new technologies invisibly shape public opinion – and what we must do about it.

Filed in: Society Technology

Smiley-faced monopolists: how Google, Facebook and Amazon won the world

Does it matter that these titans are so successful? Vanessa Baird examines what their domination means for all of us.

Filed in: Corporations Society Technology

The Disrupted

Jim Thomas on the winners and losers of emerging technologies.

Filed in: Poverty Technology Wealth

Switched on

Technology, whether low or high, needs to be appropriate and within reach to make a difference.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

'Because the river told me'

Peasant farmers resisting the violence of agribusiness. By Nils McCune.

Filed in: Agriculture Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Mind the technology gap - the facts

Technology can be a big enabler – yet the difference in terms of what’s available to rich and poor is vast.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Technology as if people mattered*

The world’s poor are still losing out. They need a better deal, argues Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Net gains for politicians

Steve Parry explains why politicians and the internet don’t get on. PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

Filed in: Politics Technology

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