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Iria Puyosa · January, 2006

Playing non-zero sum games. Living in a networked society. Intersections: Communication, media, public opinion, polis, campaigns, narratives, data, innovation. Beat.
Researcher and consultant on political communication, social media, and digital strategies.

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Latest posts by Iria Puyosa from January, 2006

Revolutionary Awareness in the WSF

  28 January 2006

Bloggers attending the World Social Forum in Caracas have been speaking out with constructive criticisms on organizational pitfalls. Issues related to transportation, the youth camp facilities, and information problems have been widely addressed by critical bloggers. A Berkeley student recounts her journey across Caracas’ city parks and surrounding natural reserve...

Youth WSF collective blog

  27 January 2006

Attention-grabbing first person testimonials on what is going at the World Social Forum in this collective blog. Posts about life in the youth camp, the Forum’s (dis)organization, the Bolivarian proceso, Chávez’ misiones, and the Forum debates.

WSF Starts Walking the Walk in Caracas

  24 January 2006

The WSF is the expression of a new way of doing politics. People—the youngest as well as the historical fighters still fighting— are increasingly aware of politics going beyond simple party or parliament representation. They want to get involved in changing their own reality and the world, everyday and not...

Biking to WSF

  16 January 2006

Colombian ecologists are riding their bikes from Pamplona (Colombia) to Caracas (Venezuela) to attend the WSF. The 8-days tour aims to promote environmentally friendly transportation.

The World Social Forum Will Be Naked

  15 January 2006

A week from the opening of the Sixth World Social Forum, the Venezuelan blogosphere is not paying much attention to the event. Pro-government Aporrea blog is the only weblog publishing news about the WSF everyday. Most of such entries are quotations from the government news agency ABN. Meanwhile, the anarchist...

Old road Caracas-La Guaira

  7 January 2006

Curucuteando features a series of pictures of the old road Caracas-La Guaira (ES), which is now the best way to go from Venezuela’s capital to the coastline and the airport.

No Longer a Bridge to Caracas

  6 January 2006

This graphic links to a study developed by Cecal-ULA (a research center at the Universidad de Los Andes in Venezuela) on the likelihood of the collapse of Viaduct 1 and how the problem could be solved before the road falls down. Yesterday at 7 in the morning, the Viaduct 1...

Best Literary Weblogs 2005

  5 January 2006

The Best Literary Weblogs 2005 written in Spanish were selected by the members of Blogueratura, the most important directory of literary blogs in Spanish. The directory registers 769 blogs from different Latin American countries, as well as Spain. The award first edition winner was Ánima dispersa, written by Mexican writer,...

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