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Why social media sucks as a political change tool

The New Yorker’s Malcom Gladwell wonders how people managed to fight for change in the U.S. civil rights era when they didn’t even have email, let alone Facebook groups. These few grafs are the meat of his article, headlined “Small change:”

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Free Hoder

The Globe and Mail is calling for Iran’s government to release blogger Hossein Derakhshan, a.k.a. Hoder, who is facing calls from an Iranian prosecutor to be executed for his “crimes.”

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