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Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts – Part 2

How can we have an open movement that works for everyone, not only the most powerful? How have power structures historically worked against Indigenous communities, and how can the Creative...

Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts – Part 1

How can we have an open movement that works for everyone, not only the most powerful? How have power structures historically worked against Indigenous communities, and how can the Creative...

Why are there no community networks in the Seychelles?

Could community networks be helpful for the 40% or so of the population of the Seychelles with no ready access to the internet and the wealth of information available there?

Meet Irma Alvarez Ccoscco, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for February 4-10, 2019

Learn more about Irma Alvarez Ccoscco who is managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during February 4-10, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.

Presenting the Whose Knowledge? full resource: Our Stories Our Knowledges

The full resource "Our Stories Our Knowledges" brings together the 4 parts previously published. It aims at guiding you in sharing your knowledge and building more powerful networks of solidarity.

DigiGlot Newsletter: Welsh-language rock music finds a place on streaming music platforms

Rising Voices' DigiGlot Newsletter provides a summary of initiatives, discussions, and breakthroughs related to the intersection of languages and technology around the world..

Recognizing the challenges in the use of spectrum for rural community networks in Colombia

For Colombia it is particularly relevant to have access to community networks since they can contribute to the implementation of the Peace Agreement and to the social and human development...

Connecting the villages of the Suusamyr Valley in Kyrgyzstan

The Internet Society (ISOC) Kyrgyzstan Chapter is setting up a community network in the village of Suusamyr in Chui, the northernmost region in Kyrgyzstan.

Meet Ruben Hilari Quispe, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for January 28 to February 3, 2019

Learn more about Ruben Hilari Quispe who is managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during January 28-February 3, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.

Presenting the Whose Knowledge? resource: How to ally and be a good guest

Part 4 of the Whose Knowledge? resource set "How to Ally and Be a Good Guest" shares recommendations for how to be a respectful guest and supportive co-conspirator with marginalized...

TS Wireless: The rise and stumble of a community network for electronic music makers in Melbourne

Back in 2002, TS Wireless in Melbourne, Australia streamed royalty-free music produced by local artists 24 hours a day to anyone within a three-kilometre radius, but it wasn't without its...

Meet Simona Mayo, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for January 21-28, 2019

Meet Simona Mayo, who will be the host of the Twitter account @ActLenguas from the 21th to the 28th January 2019 on a new campaign for social and linguistic rights.

Exploring models of sustainability for rural connectivity in Indian villages

The Gram Marg rural broadband project aims to connect rural villages focusing on local ownership so that local and regional needs will be prioritised.