Actor Josh Radnor (HIMYM) made a low-key visit to India to speak about the need for being kind while dealing with instant fame at INKtalks.
Even if we all agreed that democracy needs to be rebooted, only writing journal articles about possible innovations and improvements is not enough. New ways need to be practiced to find out if they are realistic, applicable, and ready to be implemented on a larger scale. That’s what the NewDemocracy Foundation is currently doing in Australia.
Before the interview we had an eye opening presentation on the rights of the child in Europe. One thing became clear, different countries have different opinions and different judges have different opinions.
What legal bodies control our intelligence agencies? You might just be surprised… With the debate on surveillance lighting up again, we must be knowledgeable about such topics to form a solid, fair opinion.
The ‘Dream Thailand” campaign offers a platform for exchanging ideas and generating solutions for Thai citizens. The dreams are gathered and used to improve the future of a country and it’s people.
Fear is present in societies all over the globe, now more than ever. Mass surveillance has increased drastically during the past years. At the World Forum for Democracy, I had the opportunity to talk to Nighat Dad who gave insight into the situation in Pakistan and her work at the Digital Rights Foundation.
I had the honour and privilege to interview one of the most famous whistle blowers currently alive, Thomas Drake.
During the World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe, Mourad Benchellali got the chance to show the complexity of the paradigm “freedom vs. control” by telling his personal story.
We live in a society where it certainly feels like terror can strike anytime, anyplace and anywhere. Even more so after the attacks in Paris last Friday – people feel unsafe and strive after protection.