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About Richard Raber

Richard Raber is a Canadian-born activist and Master’s degree candidate at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation. His current research centers around social memory in contemporary South Africa. He can be found on Twitter @RaberRichard.

Articles by Richard Raber

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Global connectivity and personal disconnect: filter bubbles and the collapse of public discourse

The individualisation of our exposure to information through ‘filter bubbles’ facilitates the atomisation of society and pushes dissenting voices to the margins.

Empathy and vulnerability in the digital age

The cyber-world collapses the distance between the spectator and the scene of brutality, but does this encourage voyeurism or solidarity?

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