Espanha, Dezembro 2013: a filtração de 8000 correios eletrónicos enviados desde contas de correio eletrónico oficiais da “Caixa Madrid” entre 2000 e 2009, nos quais se reflete a conduta do seu antigo presidente, Miguel Blesa, foram essenciais para levar perante a Justiça a mais de 100 banqueiros e políticos. Apresentamos portanto a história por detrás dos correios de Blesa, republicados hoje. English
Spain, December 2013: 8,000 leaked e-mails sent from Caja Madrid corporate accounts, regarding the actions of former president, Miguel Blesa, have led to over 100 bankers and politicians facing trial. This is the inside story of Blesa’s e-mails, from those behind the leak. English
organizations already number more than ecological rights or animal rights movements at their height. Together, these bodies give us a glimpse of the incipient political subject of
Less than 4% of Muslim mothers
who attended a programme in Britain to equip them with basic IT skills knew
who ISIS were. Education is key to enabling them to prevent the
online radicalisation of their children.
Four interlocking elements shape the global system:
the neurobiological substrates of human nature (providing a more complex
account of human nature), the persistence of global anarchy, which today
coexists with conditions of instantconnectivity and interdependence.
Social scientists have a
very specific contribution to deliver in a democratic public space, as openDemocracy’s
articles daily testify. The articles by leading global sociologists published
this week in openMovements are, we believe, exemplary.
A panel discussion chaired by Marianne Franklin at Goldsmiths opens up the many human rights implications for the future of the internet as struggles over its ownership and control gather steam. (2 hours 1 minute).
I ask you to stand in solidarity with the just struggle of the Greek people, which is also the struggle of every citizen. Our people have been asked to go hungry to bail out debts created by a wealthy minority, not just in the country but internationally.
Muchos piensan que internet es la clave para
establecer una democracia liberal capitalista en Cuba. Pero ésta es una visión
simplista y determinista. Este artículo fue publicado por primera vez en openDemocracy el 4 de Marzo, 2015. English.
The Controller of the BBC’s archive strategy maintains the
institution’s fundamental role within the media ecology and argues that
the Licence Fee should safeguard a new democratic digital public space.
The paradox of mass state surveillance, as the
answer to non-state violence, is that it can overlook the intelligence targeted
law enforcement finds and render critical infrastructures vulnerable—never mind
threatening fundamental freedoms.
It is our role, as citizens, to scrutinise
measures taken in the name of our security and ask, once and for all, for
evidenced-based policies: there
are no such things as depoliticised and neutral counter-terrorism strategies.