Reclaim your city!
Internet is a promising tool in the strengthening of democracy, thanks to its potential to foster more participation in public affairs. In Rio de Janeiro, a project called Meu Rio is empowering citizens to voice their opinions with respect to local politics, in a non-partisan perspective.
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How the Internet is Changing Hate Groups
57% of hate crime incidents were about race or ethnicity issues
Arab Revolution and Social Media: The digital divide as a barrier to democracy
In the so-called transition to democracy, where thousands of digital activists lay on one side and millions of virtually illiterate citizens on the other, are knowledge gaps standing in the way of change? Despite being on the lower end of the digital divide, the Arab world hosted new media proliferation […]