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The sn-app general election?

By Areeq Chowdhury.

The 2017 snap general election was called to bring about a “strong and stable” government but as we know, this did not quite go to plan with the incumbent Conservative government losing their existing majority. 1,322 more words


Politics in the age of digital technology

Every ordinary mortal is a potential giant killer
In the last week of 2016 when the world was busy making New Year resolutions or was out celebrating on the beaches or in the hills, a low ranking Indian para-military officer stirred the proverbial hornet’s nest. 2,531 more words

Tuesday Terror

To avoid emotional paralysis I turn to my blog for an outlet and some calm. Steady steady, you are a grown-up: pointless hand-wringing will do no good. 684 more words

Pembrokeshire Post

how we ate Facebook (or did it eat us?)

Cast your mind back to your first experience of Facebook. Remember the Easter Egg Hunts? I loved finding the little eggs hidden in other people’s profiles. 1,209 more words

Digital Democracy

Digital Democracy - The tools transforming political engagement

Democratic institutions today look much as they have done for decades, if not centuries. The Houses of Parliament, the US Congress, and some of the West’s oldest parliaments are largely untouched by successive waves of new technology. 139 more words

Digital Culture

Is Digital Democracy Doomed?

Once upon a time a young man named Solomon Curtis set out on a quest to get young people to engage with politics and vote. His quest begins on the streets on London where he asks young people how they engage with politics and he finds that they don’t really engage at all, and if they do, what they do, doesn’t work. 327 more words

Can Silicon Valley’s Autocrats Save Democracy?

In late February, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an essay that laid out the social network’s vision for the coming years.

The 5,700-word document, immediately dubbed a “ 1,486 more words