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Stranger in a strange(ly digital) land

Understanding Digital Policy was the title of an unconference I was at this week. (It was at an outpost of the University of Liverpool in central London – hence the title and  1,287 more words

Community Councils

Precedent for Digital Democracy: Comedy, the Best Party, and the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland

Reading Jón Gnarr, How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World, I found that a platform for citizens to inform each other and vote on issues had been implemented in Reykjavík beginning in October 2011. 596 more words

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London is headed towards democratic dysfunction in 2020

2016 witnessed a memorable moment of history for the UK’s capital city when Sadiq Khan was elected the first Muslim Mayor of London.  An outsider when he announced his candidacy, Khan managed to defeat his Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith by more than 300,000 votes, gaining the largest personal mandate of any politician in British history.  774 more words

Digital Democracy

London is headed towards democratic dysfunction in 2020

By Areeq Chowdhury.

2016 witnessed a memorable moment of history for the UK’s capital city when Sadiq Khan was elected the first Muslim Mayor of London.  826 more words

Online Voting

Trade Union Bill: Why it's time for online strike ballots

As you may be aware, the Trade Union Bill is currently going through the House of Lords, and many are campaigning to modernise regulations to allow unions to hold online ballots instead of solely postal ones. 800 more words

Digital Democracy

Online voting and digital democracy: Bridging the democratic divide in the UK

Digital democracy, the next frontier in modern democratic reform, is a concept that isn’t given the prominence it deserves in British political discourse; but it is a concept that is fundamental to bridging the widening democratic divide between the young and the old. 845 more words

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Evading Trump's NSA for Subversives: A Beginner's Guide

Well, it’s happened.

Below, please find a shareable, simple guide to OPSEC under a Trump regime.

When President Trump is in charge of domestic surveillance, you’ll be glad you’ve taken every step possible to protect yourself (and any loved ones or subversive groups you’re a part of) from those beady, prying, oddly-not-as-Orange-as-the-rest-of-his-face eyes. 938 more words