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You can save democracy—but you’ll have to give a Lincoln Project founder $5

'I’m sure this money will be used wisely.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Congress passes bill to safeguard Hong Kong, protesters

China is pressuring the president not to sign it.

On Nov 21, 2019 by Siobhan Ball

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Why Westeros needs a president, not kings and queens

You wanna talk about 'breaking the wheel'?

On May 11, 2019 by David Britton

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Tech experts say using Facebook is like smoking cigarettes

Pressure has increased on governments to reign in tech giants.

On Jan 24, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Gerrymandering is poisoning our democracy

Compromise is key to democracy—and gerrymandering is killing it.

On Jun 24, 2017 by Mike Collier

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How the Internet can help increase voter turnout

There's a low-tech solution to low voter turnout.

On Mar 28, 2016 by Craig Newmark

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U.S. agency behind pro-democracy propaganda to launch Internet Freedom Office

The agency that funds encrypted-messaging apps and Tor is doubling down on those efforts.

On Feb 10, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt uses ‘Snowden’ money to fund tech-and-democracy project

HitRECord wants to know what you think about privacy and government.

On Feb 4, 2016 by Rae Votta

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Big data poses a threat to democracy

Tech companies have an important role to play in revitalizing democracy.

On Jan 27, 2016 by Ronen Shnidman

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New Zealand’s new flag may feature a kiwi shooting lasers from its eyes

Amateur artists are bringing the thunder down under.

On May 20, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Egypt sends famous blogger to prison for protesting due-process violations

His supporters shouted 'Down with military rule!' at the trial.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Get ready for a flood of .vote campaign websites

Get ready for a flood of .vote campaign websites.

On Feb 17, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Hong Kong policeman pepper-sprays elderly protester

If this isn't an abuse of power, what is?

On Sep 29, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Here’s how to register to vote right now

You no longer have an excuse.

On Sep 23, 2014 by Eric Geller

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WikiLeaks labels Australian supporters ‘a front group’

WikiLeaks is trying to distance itself from the WikiLeaks Australian Citizens Alliance.

On Oct 9, 2013 by Miles Klee