Technology that Empowers: Texting for Democracy


In the Philippines, mobile devices and text messaging are enabling groups of activists, some thousands strong, to bring their message into the public's view with much less effort and much more precision than ever.  Using the devices to organize and orchestrate their demonstrations, they are able to outwit oppressive forces and broadcast their message... one I particulary like from the Philippines:

Books, not bullets.

The article by Mary Jordan of the Washington Post is here.



The Discussion

Comments closed

Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to send us feedback you can Contact Us.