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Jan 7, 2020

Persian history is long, but the past century in Iran has seen almost a constant struggle for human rights, equality, dignity, and freedom. To understand what it is like to live and grow up in Iran, we sat down with Amir Soltani, author of the graphic novel Zahra's Paradise.

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Jan 2, 2020

In the next season of Dot Citizen, we're diving into human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

With the 2009 Green Revolution, Iranians paved the way for a new world of technology, activism, and protest. At the time, it seemed as if it was a sign technology would bring a new flourishing of human rights. But since...

Nov 26, 2019

Dot Citizen is back, and this week is a special Book Chat episode! We're discussing Virginia Eubank's book: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. A book that is as much a work of searing investigative journalism as it is brilliant political analysis, Automating Inequality...

Oct 31, 2018

In the finale episode of Dot Citizen's first mini-series, Chrisella and Zach reflect on the main points and takeaways from the interviews throughout the series. 

Stay tuned for our next series on tech + human rights in Iran!

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Oct 31, 2018

In the fourth episode of Dot Citizen's Election Security season, we sit down with Harri Hursti, founding partner at Nordic Innovation Labs and co-founder of the DEF CON Voting Machine Hacking Village.

DEF CON is one of the world's largest hacker conventions, and after the 2016 elections, they announced that their 2017...