The Institute for Digital Democracy (IDD) – the first think tank to specifically explore opportunities for the digitalisation of British politics – will launch this Wednesday (12th October) from the House of Commons. 504 more words
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I’m a big fan of Helen Fielding’s ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’. When I first read it, some of it felt EXACTLY like my own diary – especially the daily stats on weight; food and alcohol consumption and generalised bitching about this squeeze or that. 1,853 more words
Digital activism has become a major form of political participation in the twenty-first century. At the forefront of the digital activist movement is Anonymous, a controversial international network of hacktivists who have gained both critics and dedicated fans through their unconventional tactics ( 1,968 more words
UK Opposition Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has pledged that if elected under his leadership, the Labour Party will use digital advances to improve access to political information and engagement. 384 more words
Of Udta Punjab, JNU and Tanmay Bhatt –Why we should remember that freedom of speech is not absolute.
With the advent of social media, today every individual has a platform to voice their opinion. All this noise is drowning out words. Digging deeper the issue is not just limited against the pervasiveness of social media but on the larger notion that exists in our culture where the right to free speech is imagined to be absolute and unqualified. 1,258 more words