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How has #CzarnyProtest (#BlackProtest) utilised screen media as a tool of empowerment, education, and mobilisation?

On 3rd October 2016, thousands of Polish women took to the streets of some 60 Polish cities to protest against, planned by the new conservative government, tightening of abortion laws. 299 more words

Commentary

Can the KPK and the Indonesian Public Finally Root Out State-Sanctioned Corruption? Updates from Novanto's Corruption Scandal

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), established in 2003, has had many successes, including prosecutions of several former Ministers, the former Governor of Indonesia’s Central Bank, and a former Chief of Police. 884 more words

Commentary

Tarand: EU sanctions against Russia bring results

Indrek TARAND MEP (Estonia) shares his views on the EU-Russia relations in the context of relevant debate, taking place during April Plenary session of the European Parliament. 174 more words

Europe

Can crowdfunding be a useful tool for the democratic development of civil society and make contributions toward engaged citizen journalism?

Tomasz Sekielski is today an independent journalist and film producer, but with many years of experience gained working in big commercial TV stations (TVN) and public television (TVP) in Poland. 262 more words

Commentary

Income Inequality is Detrimental to Political and Civil Equality

“Money provides power and power provides freedom”, asserted C. Wright Mills in his masterpiece The Power Elite sixty years ago (1956: 162). In shadow of recent several decades of globalization and neoliberalism, University of Utah researcher Wade Cole took Mills’ argument a step further and conducted an extensive study to actually probe the relationship between political, civil, and economic inequality around the world. 176 more words

Neoliberalism

Editorial Associate at Organizing for Action

Job Title: Editorial Associate

Organization: Organizing for Action

Fields: civil society, public policy, community engagement, editorial work, politics

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Deadline: NA

Details and Requirements: Successful candidates will: 41 more words

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Kenya: Judge Blocks Plan to Spy on Private Telephone Calls

By Sam Kiplagat

Kenyans can breathe a sigh of relief after the High Court quashed plans by the government to snoop on private telephone calls, read text messages and review mobile money transactions. 746 more words

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