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(Un)veiling stories one too mnay - 1

Almost 2 years ago I received a message on my mobile while travelling in Europe asking if I could write short stories that could possibly be used as a script for a short film. 1,664 more words

Social Movements

Scotland's social movements can be a model for the world

Human societies have always been shaped by conflict between ruled and rulers. Rome fought slave and tribal revolts as often as foreign wars. Feudal Kings needed the Church to mediate the demands of their serfs and armored knights to put down rebellions. 581 more words


Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change

Social Movements and their Technologies explores the interplay between social movements and their ‘liberated technologies‘. It analyzes the rise of low-power radio stations and radical internet projects (‘ 123 more words


Thoughts on Effective Altruism

Yesterday, when I was stalking someone on Facebook (as usual) when I saw that he was going to Effective Altruism Global 2015 at Googleplex in a few days. 599 more words


The Outsiders

From a young age, I was drawn to outsiders, to those who did not seem to ‘fit’ with the rest of society. 889 more words


Punching Peter to Pay Paul: How to Avoid Shooting Yourself in the Foot When Building Movements

During the 2014 mid-term elections, Oregon became the third state to finally legalize marijuana for recreational use. Following behind Colorado and its neighbor Washington, Oregon’s bill will now treat marijuana into a similar way as alcohol with standard restrictions for age and driving. 1,666 more words

Housing Justice

Daily Digest 27/7/2015: social movements in the global South

Well, yesterday was a very thesis-focused day (I’m completing a dissertation on how a land invasion in Cape Town was organised), so I forgot to publish a daily reading digest, but here it is: 1,277 more words