Published in: ourEconomy: AnalysisTúmin: the alternative currency rebuilding community in Mexico
People across Mexico are increasingly using Túmin to support local businesses and challenge monopoly capitalists
Blockchain may redefine the Web – it’s up to us to make sure it’s done well
How can cryptocurrencies create new possibilities for organising economically, politically and socially?
Published in: Dark Money Investigations: NewsBritish universities slammed for taking £90m from oil companies in four years
Exclusive: Campaigners condemn ‘scandalous’ funding, saying it is ‘a blemish on the reputations of the UK’s leading...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionCulture wars aren't a distraction, they're a battle over everything
For some, the ‘war on woke’ is just common sense. But they’ll find that the pillars holding up England’s traditional...
Published in: ourEconomy: OpinionZuckerberg’s metaverse is a natural extension of capitalist extraction of our data
To build a better future we need to confront Big Tech and reject the enclosure of the virtual
Will Facebook respect international rights or the whims of angry rulers?
A muddle of decisions indicates that Facebook and its ‘Supreme Court’ are making little progress towards a...
Money is becoming many different things – here’s what’s at stake
The changing nature of money raises wider questions about power and accountability in the digital age
Published in: digitaLiberties: AnalysisA constellation is born: Approaching the Web3 platform economy
As many envision a world in which both information and value flow freely, new pathways for sustainable income...
Government algorithms are out of control and ruin lives
A drive for automation within a broader context of criminalising poverty and systemic racism has disastrous effects
Published in: digitaLiberties: FeatureWhatsApp wants to share your data with Facebook. Here's why that's worrying
The messaging platform has told users to allow it to share more of their data with parent company Facebook or have...
Published in: digitaLiberties: NewsMoney systems are being rebuilt – who’s in control?
Organisations like openDemocracy and our reader community can participate in shaping what monetary forms prevail
Published in: digitaLiberties: ExplainerUser comments are critical to debate. Should we pay for them?
We are testing payment options that let readers reward authors and commenters. This could bring a new economics of...
Tell Priti Patel: Stop your attack on journalistic freedom
Journalists who share leaks of official information should not face life imprisonment for doing their job