Category Archives: Politics

Activism through street art with the Fearless Collective

Shortly after the 2012 New Delhi gang rape and murder of 23 year old Jyoti Singh Pandey, artist Shilo Shiv Suleman initiated the feminist movement and art collective the Fearless Collective. Fearless has ever since been using participative art and … Continue reading

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Will freedom of self-expression finally become real?

Could we imagine some years ago that something we post in Sweden will reach the audience in, let’s say, Latin America in a few seconds? Things that were not possible a decade ago, are absolutely normal today. Now, can we … Continue reading

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Democratization, ICT, and a quest for shared responsibility online

I would like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts on the relationship between new media, politics and democratization. Previous posts in this blog shows us numeral examples of how new media has been a powerful tool to spread … Continue reading

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Censorship in the New Age of Media

The new world encyclopedia defines the word censorship as “the editing, removing, or otherwise changing speech and other forms of human expression.” The word is derived from censor which is latin. Back in the day in Rome it meant to … Continue reading

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White privilege and social media

I recently watched a documentary series on Netflix about white privilege. Does it exist or is it simply a tool people are using to receive pity and get ahead? Members of the black and white community were interviewed by Comedian … Continue reading

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