Uber and the corporate capture of e-petitions

Steve Andrews looks at a profit-making petition platform’s questionable relationship with the cab company. This blog post was originally published by Red Pepper in October, 2017. Re-posted by kind permission. ‘As an open platform, anyone can use our platform no...

Digital Activism Workshop

10am – 4pm, Friday 11 November 2016 MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN. (Map) Are new technologies transforming the way we do politics? Which new innovations are soon to reshape our communities? Discuss these issues with prominent academics,...

Protest Talks: Political Technologies PhD Seminar

On 17th March 2016, 3-5pm, Room G.6, Humanities Bridgeford Street, we’re delighted to have two fascinating talks on the basis of advanced PhD research. All welcome. Thomas Redshaw: A critical theory of Bitcoin: How politics is embedded in crypto-currencies In...