- Democracy is in dissent. Democracy is in resistance. Democracy doesn't come from the top, it comes from the bottom.
-- Howard Zinn in the documentary film The People Speak
It seems to me that, at least in the United States, the degree to which males, whites and to some extent Asians are overrepresented demographically among software developers, savvy application and web power-users, and website administrators is tantamount to an … Continue reading
In many small grassroots groups I have been involved in, there are real challenges put upon leaders and coordinators (who are likely already putting in time and shouldering a task list way beyond the normal scope of human capacity) to … Continue reading
PREFACE: I am short on time and greater thinkers than I have extensively covered Aaron Swartz’s life, his work and suicide. This is not intended as a research piece, but rather a reflection along thought lines I have already been … Continue reading