Full Interview: Evgeny Morozov on online activism

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Last week,  I wondered if online petitions and Facebook groups can actually change anything. For his thoughts on the subject, Nora interviewed Evgeny Morozov. Evgeny is a fellow at the Open Society Institute, and writes the Net Effect blog.

You may remember a few weeks ago when Evgeny broke the story of the so-called "Twitter Revolution" in Moldova, which was then picked up the by the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Jesse Brown's CBC podcast Search Engine.

Nora talked to Evgeny about the role social media can play in political activism, and how online tools can (or can't) turn into actual, real-world change. A shorter version of this interview will air on Spark 76, but you can download the MP3.

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