The resilience and fragility of 2017 has been met with increased instability, polarization, and crackdowns on democratic principles in 2018. Still, activists around the world continue to push for the protection and expansion of human and civil rights. At the same time, technology continues to both support and undermine social justice, adding a layer of complexity for the field.
Last year, I identified 10 tech trends impacting social justice. Many will continue to pose challenges in 2018, and a new year brings new emerging threats and trends at the nexus of technology and social justice.