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A Q&A with Ben Jealous, Former NAACP Head Turned Tech Investor

Jealous discussed the course he's teaching, what he thinks of today’s political climate, and more.


Understanding How Information Flows Into and Out of Gitmo

Doctoral student Muira McCammon studies the intersection of technology, law, and military policy.


Building Solidarity among Gig Workers through Digital Organizing

A new MIC Center report offers recommendations for activists and policymakers.

Call for Submissions

Stories of Digital Radicals: Call for Submissions

Submissions should illustrate a vision for a radical approach to digital technologies.


MIC Center Releases “The Platform Economy and the Future of the City” Report

Philadelphia is in a unique position to become proactive on issues surrounding the platform economy.

Faculty News

Are Union Nurses Feminists?

Professor Jessa Lingel studies the tensions between feminism and union organizing among nurses.


Media, Inequality, and Change Center Hosts Launch Symposium

The MIC Center brings together academics and activists to address social issues.


MIC Center Hosts “The Platform Economy and the Future of the City” Symposium

The event brought together workers, organizers and activists, lawyers and other legal experts, and academics studying worker rights.

Data Artist and Doctoral Student Roopa Vasudevan Finds Creative Ways to Tell Untold Stories

She collects data about important issues and creates visually appealing ways to convey it to others.


Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication Releases CARGC Paper 10

The paper explores the conflation of hacktivism with cyber-terrorism that enables states to criminalize non-violent hackers.