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[liberationtech] countering violent extremism--tech enabled interventions?
loreleikelly at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 10:32:12 PDT 2015
hi Lib tech
I'm looking for programs that use technology to enable prevention of
violent extremism. I know that much of human civic life and civil society
has this as its ultimate aim, but I'm looking for ideas that can better
address the more recent phenomenon like ISIS, Boko Haram, recruitment and
enlistment...these are long term governance, cultural and social identity
We're aiming to make the developmental case (what can funding policies and
big state-centric institutions do?) The audience will be relatively
Joining groups that perpetuate savage behavior does not fit into a
traditional development analysis--poverty is not necessarily a driver,
though social marginalization seems to be.
Anybody seen anything or is part of a project, please send me a note off
*Thanks,Lorelei KellyFellow X Lab <http://www.thexlab.org>Affilated
Scholar Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation
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