Adam LeBor

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In the internet age, even the subversives are open-source, sharing their digital knowhow. Today's cyber-dissidents hold public conferences and advertise them on the web.

If you can't make it in person, you can be there virtually: watch live video streaming, read the blogs and catch the Facebook, Flickr and Twitter updates.

This year I attended (physically) the Citizen Media 2008 Summit, organised by Global Voices Online, an international advocacy and free speech organisation. The two-day gathering in a hotel in downtown Budapest brought together bloggers, citizen journalists, human rights and environmental activists from across the world to exchange technical knowledge and communication techniques.…  Seguir leyendo »

As Israel prepares to celebrate its 60th birthday next year, it’s time to update its national anthem, “Hatikvah” (“The Hope”). Only a single phrase needs to be changed: “nefesh Yehudi,” which means a Jewish soul, should be replaced with “nefesh Israeli,” an Israeli soul. Why tamper with a beautiful, stirring hymn? To solve what we might call the “Hatikvah” contradiction.

Israel strives to be both a Jewish state and a democracy, yet about a fifth of its population of 7.1 million people are not Jewish, but Arab Muslims, Christians and Druse. Among the emerging middle class, many Arabs are thriving. There are diplomats and judges, beauty queens and army officers, television anchors and members of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament.…  Seguir leyendo »