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An Insider Glance into the New Geographies of Bradford

Yesterday, as a member of the Bradford Civic Society I attended a talk led by Dr. George Sheeran at the Jamiyat Tabligh-Ul-Islam Central Mosque but I got way more than I bargained for, in-fact it’s difficult to know where to start. 849 more words

Culture

Do Algorithmically Composed Publics Hinder Democracy?

If algorithms (see those discussed by Crawford) have real-world social and political affects, then digital literacy here is directly linked to politics. Crawford states: ‘modern technology strongly shapes political life’ (2015, p. 520 more words

Digital Literacy

Mirror Site: Romanians Gather Again To Demand Government's Resignation, Probe Into Violence

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Romanians Gather Again To Demand Government’s Resignation, Probe Into Violence
August 14, 2018 21:21 GMT
Eugen Tomiuc
Scores of protesters show up on August 14 outside the government building in Bucharest, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Viorica Dancila’s cabinet.
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Coruptie Guvernamentala

Song I

Understanding needs love.

Love needs understanding.

Spirituality

A Civic Forum: The Last Refuge Of The Un-Electable

I see people on Slugger O’Toole are again beating the drum for a Civic Forum.

One of the great problems that the LetsGetAlongerists have with the post-Good Friday politics is that they are not part of it. 231 more words

COMMENT: Birleşik Krallık’ta İslamofobinin 20 Yıllık Bilançosu - Perspektif

As with previous months, I have today had a new comment piece published in the German-based Turkish language periodical, Perspektif. This month’s piece reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Runnymede Trust’s report, … 213 more words

Society