The case against the future

Hal Niedzviecki considers the case against the future.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
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Will humans survive the new economy of the 21st century?

Edouard Tétreau makes the case for a more humane economics.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
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Mind your own business

Privacy International’s Eric King on resisting surveillance.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015

Tread softly in cyberspace

Dunja Mijatović makes the case for light-touch regulation.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Booted off Facebook: Californian drag-queen Heklina protests against Facebook’s ‘real names’ policy in November 2014.Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Dreams of freedom, dreams of domination

How the internet got colonized, by Jillian C York.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
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More noise than signal

Micah L Sifry assesses the political limits of social media.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
New laws to restrict internet freedom through taxation brought thousands onto the streets of Budapest in late 2014.Laszlo Balogh / Reuters

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.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
A skull is measured and marked by anthropologist Selket Callejas.Photo: James Rodriguez

Where are the disappeared?

DNA breakthrough gives hope to Guatemalans still searching for the graves of their loved ones.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

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

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014
Abled people say

Abled people say

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014
VIDEO: the power of participation

VIDEO: the power of participation

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

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Chris 3D-scanned himself with a Kinect scanner, which can be found in X-box video games. Easy if you know how.

This is for everyone

"Chris Thorpe gives his take on the impact of open-source tech on governance and manufacturing."

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Digital freedoms – THE FACTS

Digital freedoms – THE FACTS

Who’s online where, who has your data and how much are they spending to get it?

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Act Against ACTA

Act Against ACTA

26 April World Intellectual Property Day

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Technofixes: climate solution or corporate scam?

Technofixes: climate solution or corporate scam?

Science is coming up with ever more extraordinary proposals for combating climate change, from laying white plastic over deserts to locking up carbon dioxide in the oceans or shooting it into space. Should we take any of this seriously?

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Internet showdown December, 2012
Internet showdown December, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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