Is random election of representatives
the key to revive democracy? One thousand madrileños selected at random were
called to the Madrid G1000 to reflect and debate over the city they want. PortuguêsEspañol
Surveillance technologies infiltrating computer systems of human rights activists can result in their imprisonment or death. There will be a hearing on dual-use exports in the European Parliament, March 21, 2017.
We revisit the social start-up that
gives refugees access to higher education, meeting a 24 yr.old Syrian beneficiary and a Kiron
co-founder, both of whom’s future plans build on this ingenious scheme.
The demand for more open participatory models
entails the creation of more digitized, transparent, horizontal and open spaces
in the public sector, but also the empowerment of all social agents. EspañolPortuguês
A exigência de modelos participativos mais abertos supõe
a criação de espaços mais digitalizados, transparentes, horizontais e abertos
no sector público, mas também o apoderamento de todos os agentes sociais. EnglishEspañol
La demanda de
modelos participativos más abiertos conlleva la creación de espacios más
digitalizados, transparentes, horizontales y abiertos en el sector público,
pero también el empoderamiento de todos los agentes sociales.EnglishPortuguês
La emergencia del poder relacional, transversal y participativo impulsa
el protagonismo de la tecnopolítica, que propone una
nueva visión de la democracia - abierta, directa e interactiva. EnglishPortuguês
The emergence of relational, cross-over, participative
power is what gives technopolitics its meaning and prominence, the basis on
which a new vision of democracy – open, direct, interactive - is being
In a world of
so-called fake news and post-truth politics, the influence of largely invisible
qualities of concentrated power over media, public and policy agendas, warrants
renewed and urgent scrutiny.
renowned Egyptian novelist and beacon of the Arab uprisings in conversation with the Transnational
Institute, speaks of inequality, global conferring, cultures in resistance, solidarity,
democracy and justice today.
Panel discussion: what place does technology have in the decline of neoliberalism, and the rise of populism? As social dependency on the Silicon Valley increases, how should we fight for our technological sovereignty? (108 minutes)
The two keynote speakers come from very different worlds. But both agree that a revolution in education is required, with the self-determination of the individual – all individuals – at its centre. Video.