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AfricaNews - MALAWI: Police clash with protestors - Sanday

AfricaNews - MALAWI: Police clash with protestors - Sanday | Art and activism | Scoop.it
The most compelling interactive Africa community, sharing news, photos, weblogs, videos, mobile reports and the untold stories by African people. (RT @sandaykc: Violence in #Malawi intensifies.
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Retired Doctors Offer Healthcare to San Francisco

Retired Doctors Offer Healthcare to San Francisco | Art and activism | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 uninsured people, some with serious illnesses, live in San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
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Book As Physical Object - We should Just Get Over It

"Some of the qualms about digital research reflect a feeling that anything obtained too easily loses its value. What we work for, we better appreciate.
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Nelson Mandela, Student Activist

Nelson Mandela, Student Activist | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Today is Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday, which seems like as good a reason as any to tell this story.
Mandela’s first experience in political organizing didn’t come in the anti-apartheid movement.
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The digital divide and the end of Internet freedom — Broadband ...

The digital divide and the end of Internet freedom — Broadband ... | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Technology used by ISPs as well as regulatory decisions have shaped the Internet. The New America Foundation sees danger in the current evolution of the Internet as the web becomes segregated by what people are allowed ...
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Egypt's Replacement Antiquities Minister Dropped Before Swearing-In

"Antiquities professor Abdel Fatah al-Banna, who was announced as Egypt's new minister of antiquities has been removed from the list of the new Cabinet members as worries over his character surfaced." Banna was to replace the famous and...
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Loving, Or Hating, Miranda July

"In one sense, July has been enjoying the Platonic ideal of creative success in the age of the hyphenate artist" with successes in film, literature and digital media as well as legions of fans.
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Anon & Anthropology of Hacking

Anon & Anthropology of Hacking | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Anonymous is not a force to be reckoned with. Scientologists have felt their wrath for sometime, Sarah Palin did as well, as have MasterCard & Visa post-Wikileaks fiasco. I’m sure Aaron Barr is now realizing the impact Anon has.
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Jesse Kornbluth: Alexander McQueen's 'Savage Beauty' Coming To An End At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Jesse Kornbluth: Alexander McQueen's 'Savage Beauty' Coming To An End At Metropolitan Museum Of Art | Art and activism | Scoop.it
The Alexander McQueen exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will close soon, which is just fine with me --- I've seen it four times, and I'm now officially wrung out by it. What kept me coming back?
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Slavoj Žižek’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in One Minute

Slavoj Žižek’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in One Minute | Art and activism | Scoop.it
What vintage film archives have to do with electro-shocking dogs and the global economic meltdown.
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Digital Medicine: Web 2.0 in health

Digital Medicine: Web 2.0 in health | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Digital Medicine: Web 2.0 in health http://bit.ly/q6gts3 Online Tools in Medicine...
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Madrid prepares for fresh wave of indignant marches | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR

Madrid prepares for fresh wave of indignant marches | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR | Art and activism | Scoop.it
This weekend, the various popular marches will arrive in Madrid, followed by a mass protest on Sunday. Over 25 cities are sending buses to the capital.
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LikeMinded | Home

LikeMinded helps community success stories travel better. People are doing awesome things to strengthen their local communities. We are here to give you credit for your amazing work and connect you with people who care about the same issues.
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The Art Of Violence (Why Is It So Attractive?)

"The art of cruelty aestheticizes violence, in not necessarily scrupulous ways. It bludgeons audiences into getting the point.
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Twitter, Facebook, and social activism

Twitter, Facebook, and social activism | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925 (Twitter, Facebook, and social activism : The New Yorker http://t.co/QGqRO0l vía @NewYorker...)...
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Art helping Texas inmate cope with prison, prepare for life after - Kitsap Sun

Art helping Texas inmate cope with prison, prepare for life after - Kitsap Sun | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Art helping Texas inmate cope with prison, prepare for life afterKitsap SunCOURTESY IMAGES Graphite drawing by Jacky Wayne Burke are on display in a show titled "Drawings From the Texas Prison System" at Collective Visions Art Gallery, 331 Pacific...
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Sun website hacked by LulzSec | Media | guardian.co.uk

Sun website hacked by LulzSec | Media | guardian.co.uk | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Hacking collective redirect Sun website to fake story claiming Rupert Murdoch had been found dead – before redirecting site to the LulzSec Twitter account (@atopiary The Guardian names ya like everyone should know you already.
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Community Play Diary: Entering Oblivion Woods » MMORPG-DATING | the Latest on selected MMO and Online Game News

Community Play Diary: Entering Oblivion Woods » MMORPG-DATING | the Latest on selected MMO and Online Game News | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Publication Date:  July 18, 2011 The Community Play Diary continues with a new installment titled Entering Oblivion Woods !
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Illuminating California's Prop 8 Trial, Onstage

"A new play based on the Proposition 8 trial over same-sex marriage in California, written by the Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black (Milk), will be performed in a staged reading on Broadway in September and then produced at Carnegie Mellon University,...
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Amazon Watch

Amazon Watch | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Amazon Watch works to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.
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Yoani Sanchez: Cuban Icarus Dies in Desperate Escape Attempt

Yoani Sanchez: Cuban Icarus Dies in Desperate Escape Attempt | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Adonis could not wait. If he had stayed in his country he would be alive, thinking of a better way to escape from here.Read More...
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Constantin Bjerke: Le Gun: London's Most Warped Art Collective (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke: Le Gun: London's Most Warped Art Collective (VIDEO) | Art and activism | Scoop.it
United by a love for niche art and a penchant for drawing wacky pictures while binge drinking, Le Gun have come a long way in their almost ten year period as one of London's most innovative art collectives.
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The Valve - A Literary Organ | HD7: Digital Humanities Sandbox Goes to the Congo

The Valve - A Literary Organ | HD7: Digital Humanities Sandbox Goes to the Congo | Art and activism | Scoop.it
A literary weblog (RT @amandafrench: Measuring paragraph length in Heart of Darkness, or, "Digital Humanities Sandbox Goes to the Congo": http://bit.ly/r4Gjam...)...
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