Category Archives: democracy

What can we DO, 7. About Democracy, its enemies and champions

Dear readers, In this blog two very strong and important “interrupts” for the present chaotic political transition we are re-blogged here: Column by Sibylle Berg, author of the best-selling book GRM. She explains that the upcoming “populist” authoritarian regimes will … Continue reading

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Log of The Rightwing Power Grab of Society

If we want to defend ‘Liberal DEMOCRACY’ or what is left of it from the recent attacks, we should first identify who are its enemies and log what they did ~ Jaap van Till, TheConnectivist =================================== Log========================== * Version: 3.5  … Continue reading

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Carole Cadwalladr’s TED talk

(updated April 21, 2019) “My question to you is, is this what you want? Is this how you want history to remember you? As the handmaidens to authoritarianism?” Watch as @carolecadwalla calls out the “gods of Silicon Valley” for being … Continue reading

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In Memoriam “La Peppa”(1930-2018)

In Memoriam: Giuseppa Saccaro del Buffa Battisti (1930-2018) by Dr. Kim Veltman *) , Scholar of Perspective and Meta-Librarian Extraordinarius, Maastricht NL Introduction Giuseppa (Giuseppina) Saccaro del Buffa Battisti, affectionately known as La Peppa, was one of the great scholars … Continue reading

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Network Propaganda = Empirical Study by prof Benkler: recent USA Media Ecosystem

  UPDATE December 17, 2018 The book is now published and it arrived today at our house in Holland. The key message is that in the USA a vast right-wing media ecology (not only Internet, Facebook or Twitter)  has been in … Continue reading

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Democracy is under attack and should be Redefined

When representatives and elections (one of the cornerstones of Democracy -rule by the People-) can be bought and the electorate can be mass-manipulated person-by-person by big data marketing systems, the Civil Society is in trouble. Our communities can and should … Continue reading

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#DeepMovements Ahead with New Power Synthecracy

(updated July 8 2018 : lecture at the Von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society – HIIG, in Berlin ) Introduction People all over the world have the feeling that things in society and the economy can not continue like … Continue reading

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