SOS democracy? Hope & doubt at OS//OS

Closing Pray by Audrey Tang

Poem by Audrey Tang “New Zealand and New Zealanders will save us all”. Douglas Rushkoff, the media theorist and writer, tweeted this after addressing the Open Source: Open Society conference 2016 (OS//OS) in Wellington, New Zealand by video link from the United States. At the same event, Sir Geoffrey Palmer, a former NZ Prime Minster…

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First PEPtalk

PEPtalk is about the public’s involvement in decisions that affect them. In short, it’s about politics, democracy and citizenship. Politics doesn’t just happen in Parliaments and Council chambers and it’s not just the domain of elected representatives, their officials, political parties, the media and other pundits. And it most definitely isn’t just about voting. Politics…

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