Hear more from the creators and contributors of Mozilla’s 2020 Internet Health Report. In this series of audio explorations we learn more about the year’s healthy and unhealthy stories from around the world as a few of our 110 contributors expand on their ideas.
Screen capture from “Ramita Seca,” produced by Elisa Portela via YouTube, featuring choreography and interpretation of “Bartolina Xixa” a drag persona inspired by Andean indigenous aesthetics.
In the middle of a large garbage dump, surrounded by fog, a figure in a wide pastel pink skirt and long braids dances a vidala, a form of traditional poetry accompanied by music typical of Argentinian folklore.
It has been a long time since the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has known political stability. From the 2013 death of Hugo Chávez, to the 2017 political de-fanging of legislative powers, to Juan Guaidó's open challenge to President Nicolás Maduro's legitimacy in January 2019, Venezuelans have endured what feels like a never-ending cycle of uncertainty and political turmoil.
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Amid widespread protests in response to Venezuela's social, political and economic crises, state control over information has reached new heights.
In June 2018, Venezuelans have seen online newspapers, pornography sites, and the Tor network blocked, in what appears to be the latest move in an ever-evolving strategy to limit access to information for the general public.
The road has been long and steady. What began with limitations on access to radio and television spectrum during the administ...
Les apprentissages interculturels dans les communautés virtuelles. Le cas de la communauté Global Voices
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Mujeres cuidadoras y desinformación en internet: los aprendizajes en la red también pueden ayudar a salvar vidas
Con la expansión del COVID 19 aprendimos que no solo el virus se propaga rápido, también lo hace la desinformación. En tiempos en los que incluso lo que dicen las autoridades sanitarias está en evolución constante, no parece exagerado afirmar que el derecho a la información también es cosa de vida o muerte.
Con Tour Delirio, María Juliana Soto cruzó aspectos del problema de la privacidad que se ven poco en los debates sobre la tecnología. Con una serie animada acompañada de paseos de salsa en bus por Cali, Colombia, se pone sobre la mesa la cultura que le da potencia a la vigilancia sobre las mujeres. De este modo, y aunque se le ayude poco, Tour Delirio participa en la necesaria innovación educativa que busca incluir un enfoque de género a la cuestión de la privacidad dentro de las nuevas alfab...
US sanctions directed at Venezuela target President Nicolás Maduro and his circle of elite government officials in an attempt to control their access to financial assistance from US citizens and companies. In 2015, The Obama administration issued sanctions against Maduro’s administration on the grounds of human rights violations, and they continue under current US President Donald Trump to this day.
The belief in life after death is common in different societies around the world. As such, funeral rituals constitute the beginning of a special relationship between the living and the dead. In Latin America, this is seen through the belief in the miraculous dead, magical-religious figures revered in several countries throughout the region.
Last Friday’s attacks in Paris, and those that took place the day before in Beirut, hit me hard. Stuck with friends in a bar not too far from one of the targeted restaurants, I wondered why the targets should be ordinary streets with just a couple of restaurants. Why a stadium where regular people go. No attacks on the big symbols. Nothing against the Eiffel Tower. Nothing at the Champs Elysées. Instead, the targets were places where Paris shows its multiple colours and tendencies.
Interview with the Venezuelan artist Daniel Arzola about the oppressiveness of social norms. Gender fluidity, the oppressiveness of social norms, and the dignity of the LGBT community are at the centre of Daniel Arzola’s art and visual campaigns, most notably the project ‘No soy tu chiste’ (‘I’m not a joke’), which Arzola created as a form of resistance to the everyday violence of living under heteronormativity.