Manuel Castells

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Name: Manuel Castells
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals need to stop mansplaining ISIS

The secular West doesn’t understand religious social movements When I was 8 years old, I saw a pigeon poop on a Quran while we were outside doing an Islamic studies class. I showed the book to my grandma, who decided the pigeons were possessed and ... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective

The Internet is the decisive technology of the Information Age, and with the explosion of wireless communication in the early twenty-first century, we can say that humankind is now almost entirely connected, albeit with great levels of inequality in bandwidth, ... [Published Technology Review - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Peter Hall: A life at the coalface

In a foreword to The Planning Imagination, a celebration of Sir Peter Hall's lifetime achievements published to mark his 80th birthday in 2012, former environment secretary Lord Heseltine concluded: "If only more academics were prepared to engage with ... [Published Planning Resource - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

#BlackTwitter and the Revolutionary Power of Horizontal Networks

The online reaction to Ferguson shows the importance of ‘mass self-communication’ that isn’t controlled by government or corporations.Andre Brock, an expert on African Americans’ use of new media, notes that 'if it wasn’t for Twitter, you wouldn’t hear ... [Published In These Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Choke Points: Mapping an Anticapitalist Counter-Logistics in California – Infoshop News

The post-Occupy stagnation of class struggle within the US context is becoming increasingly typified, in this period of ever deepening crisis, by a rather simplistic dual nature. The more radical milieus that emerged in the midst of Occupy, those ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth Lebas obituary

At Middlesex University Elizabeth Lebas was known as a serious teacher, who expected students to develop their own thinking about complex ideasMy mother Elizabeth Lebas, who has died from cancer aged 67, was a teacher and researcher in the politics and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim

The 16th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival opened on Wednesday with The Square, Jehane Noujaim’s documentary about the Egyptian Revolution. The film (available in the US on Netflix) holds the title of being the first Egyptian ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Quo vadis, Europe?

Europeans, like most other inhabitants of the planet, are currently facing the crisis of’politics as we know it’ - a state of “interregnum” – as the great Italianphilosopher Antonio Gramsci described a time in which the old is already deador dying, but ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 02 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

From Facebook movements to city square movements

Use of the internet has not led to a predominance of virtual actions and movements over mobilizations in ‘physicalspace’. On the contrary, since 2011 the occupation of urban public spaces - andmore particularly symbolic spaces - has been a major feature ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]

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Liberals need to stop mansplaining ISIS [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Sep 15 2014]
The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Globa... [Published Technology Review - Sep 08 2014]
Sir Peter Hall: A life at the coalface [Published Planning Resource - Aug 29 2014]
#BlackTwitter and the Revolutionary Power of Ho... [Published In These Times - Aug 27 2014]
Choke Points: Mapping an Anticapitalist Counter... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 07 2014]
Elizabeth Lebas obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
Quo vadis, Europe? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 02 2014]
From Facebook movements to city square movements [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whe... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
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Liberals need to stop mansplaining ISIS [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Sep 15 2014]
The secular West doesn’t understand religious social movements When I was 8 years old, I saw a pigeon poop on a Quran while we were outside doing an Islamic studies class. I showed the book to my grandma, who decided the pigeons were possessed and ...
Choke Points: Mapping an Anticapitalist Counter... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 07 2014]
The post-Occupy stagnation of class struggle within the US context is becoming increasingly typified, in this period of ever deepening crisis, by a rather simplistic dual nature. The more radical milieus that emerged in the midst of Occupy, those ...
Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
The 16th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival opened on Wednesday with The Square, Jehane Noujaim’s documentary about the Egyptian Revolution. The film (available in the US on Netflix) holds the title of being the first Egyptian ...
What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whe... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente . “Kicking Off Everywhere” is drawn from an interesting book by Paul Mason, Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere. He summarizes his thesis here (2013; reinforced here ): What is underpinning the unrest that has ...
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