Posts Tagged “pro-democracy”
What does the Internet mean for the kids who have grown up with it? Why the struggles for democracy are so intertwined with the fight for internet freedom? Slow-news-day.net would like to present a piece, which attempts to explain what and why. The original essay is called My, dzieci sieci and it’s written by Piotr Czerski, a Polish poet [...]
The stuff that’s been going down in North Africa and Middle East has sprung especially one song to my mind. It’s Every Bloody Emperor by Van der Graaf Generator. VdGG is a progressive rock group formed in the late 1960s and brought back from the dead in the noughts. This song is from their comeback [...]
Jasmine revolution in Tunisia has inspired Chinese pro-democracy activists to hit the streets with weekly Jasmine rallies. Like Bruce Sterling sites in his blog, there’s nothing specifically Chinese about their demands. These would be just as well placed in Egypt, Greece, Ireland… Perhaps in Finland too?