Manuel Castells

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Name: Manuel Castells
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]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Time to close curtains on Big Brother

THE defence of privacy is one of the greatest public policy challenges us in the 21st century. We find ourselves caught up in a major revolution, as industrial society turns relentlessly into its post-industrial, digitised successor.So much of this seems ... [Published The Scotsman - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whether in the Venezuela, the Ukraine, or Thailand?

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 ... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
First reported Dec 11 2013 - Updated Dec 11 2013 - 1 reports

Bolivians Protest Against Cochabamba Public Transport Price Hike

A bus in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Photograph: Mijhail F. Calle Ruiz. [All links lead to Spanish language web pages]. Public transport drivers in Cochabamba provoked widespread indignation after announcing that the price of a single journey would rise ... [Published Global Voices Online - Dec 11 2013]
First reported Oct 30 2013 - Updated Oct 30 2013 - 1 reports

Morality and Mobile Phones in India

According to the International New York Times , keeping mobile phones out of the hands of women has become a crusade for gray-bearded chauvinists in India. The cheap mobile is particularly troublesome to those who want to preserve old controls. ... [Published textually.org - Oct 30 2013]
Entities: Cellphone, Morality, India

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From Facebook movements to city square movements [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
Time to close curtains on Big Brother [Published The Scotsman - Mar 28 2014]
What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whe... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
Bolivians Protest Against Cochabamba Public Tra... [Published Global Voices Online - Dec 11 2013]
Morality and Mobile Phones in India [Published textually.org - Oct 30 2013]
The Dark Side of the Digital World [Published Utne Reader Online - Aug 28 2013]
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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 ...
Bolivians Protest Against Cochabamba Public Tra... [Published Global Voices Online - Dec 11 2013]
A bus in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Photograph: Mijhail F. Calle Ruiz. [All links lead to Spanish language web pages]. Public transport drivers in Cochabamba provoked widespread indignation after announcing that the price of a single journey would rise ...
Morality and Mobile Phones in India [Published textually.org - Oct 30 2013]
According to the International New York Times , keeping mobile phones out of the hands of women has become a crusade for gray-bearded chauvinists in India. The cheap mobile is particularly troublesome to those who want to preserve old controls. ...
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