Net neutrality is calling on us all to speak up – individuals, organizations, and companies continue to do so. People have already submitted over 10 million comments this most recent round. The power to stand against it, to retain some principles of free and open Internet lies with us. Here’s a few thoughts and reads […]
The #missingDCgirls have woken us up again. Black cis and trans girls & women reported missing across the country number close to 75,000. 37 of the cases in DC – all Black and Latinx – reported since January remain unsolved. In the past few weeks, spikes in disappearances of young women of color – and […]
Hammy Havoc is a multi-faceted cypherpunk writer based in Liverpool, United Kingdom. We had to have him tell us more about how he – and others – can practice what he preaches; cypherpunks are advocates for social and political change via strong cryptography and privacy-enhancing technologies. Cypherpunk principles tie in directly to his workflows as CEO of Split […]
The very real anger and frustrations of the working classes across Britain have failed to be addressed and the European Union and the issues of immigration have sadly been utilised as a scapegoat through a thinly-veiled xenophobia disguised as taking back control of the nation’s democracy.
Some people will read my account of attending three Bernie Sanders events and think I have a long way to go before I’m able to call myself “politically involved”. I agree, but I wanted to share my experience with taking the first steps toward active involvement. Before embarking on this journey, I was incredibly nervous […]
When the speech ended, the floor opened for questions from the audience when a man asked why it felt as though the fate of civilization rested on these elections…
Global leaders collected in Paris for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC) Conference of Parties (COP21) in early December to resolve collective action on the issue. The Earth’s changing landscapes and the telling experiences of climate refugees are the tangible evidence of three decades of research. The Earth’s conditions are inching […]
All photos and captions are from Magnus Wennman’s series Where the Children Sleep in which he documents the experience of Syrians seeking refuge across the Middle East and Europe. Check him out on Instagram. Maram, 8, in Amman, Jordan Eight-year-old Maram had just come home from school when the rocket hit her house. A piece of the […]