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It’s never been about abortion

The Real Origins of the Religious Right One of the most durable myths in recent history is that the religious right, the coalition of conservative evangelicals and fundamentalists, emerged as a political movement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion. The tale goes something like this: Evangelicals, who [...]

2018-07-02T16:10:08+00:00 News|

Are you ready for action?

Are you ready for action? It’s happening! Manifesta is live and we want you to be the first to try it out. Over the last few months, we designed the new look of Manifesta with you in mind. The improvements will make using the platform a breeze. Now we want to know [...]

2018-06-06T17:58:09+00:00 mail|

10 tech trends that will impact social justice in 2018

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 [...]

2018-04-29T14:54:17+00:00 News|

New mobile apps are shaping Iran’s civil society

A popular uprising took hold of Iran in the final week of 2017, with thousands taking to the streets to protest against the dire economic situation in the country. Using smartphone apps such as Telegram and Instagram, demonstrators quickly spread their message, and within days, protests erupted in dozens of cities across Iran. In the government [...]

2018-04-29T14:49:57+00:00 News|

Armenia’s leader resigns amid peaceful mass protests

Armenia's longtime leader stepped down April 23, toppled by an overwhelming wave of peaceful, homegrown protests in what had been one of the post-Soviet world's most stagnant states. The move set off a wave of unprecedented celebration in the country and set the stage for what promises to be a dramatic, unpredictable political future. [...]

2018-04-29T14:32:41+00:00 Uncategorized|