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About Tom Liacas

Tom Liacas looks at how social networks can be used to exert pressure on governments and corporations. His work is informed by his past experiences as a digital activist and social media strategist. Find him on Twitter: @TomLiacas, and on his blog.

Articles by Tom Liacas

This week’s editors

“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Distributed power and movements coming of age

While spontaneous movements such as Occupy Wall Street may have been too autonomous for their own good, leaving more freedom up to local groups has its benefits for cause-based organizations.

Corporate reputation is a pressure point in the fight for digital human rights

"Make it right, make it fair or we will leave." This threat is nothing short of an internet giant's worst nightmare. 

Against all the odds

Meet the new networked movements that are taking on big business, and winning big victories.

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