Combatting Disinformation: Active Citizenship and Progressive Politics in the Age of Fake News
Saturday, 28 December 2019
When the World Wide Web was finally made public on 6 August 1991, most political pundits greeted this event with excitement enthusiasm, claiming that this new form of virtual technology will be an absolute boon for democracy. The free flow of information, they argued, will not only empower ordinary citizens, but would also undermine ossified bureaucracies and disrupt outmoded forms of…
10 Years of Socdem Asia
Friday, 6 September 2019
We cannot think of a better time to release this latest issue of the Quarterly.
Even as this piece is being written, leaders, activists and intellectuals are heading to Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of Socdem Asia. Expected to be the largest gathering of Asian progressives in recent memory, this event aims to take stock of the victories that the…