Reilly Yeo
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Reilly Yeo is the Managing Director of OpenMedia.ca. Reilly is a writer, facilitator, and online organizer with ten years experience in the not-for-profit sector. She has a diverse professional background that includes work with Amnesty International, The Walrus magazine, and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Reilly led
the organizing team for the first Vancouver ChangeCamp, and facilitated cross-country in-person and online dialogues with the Canada’s World project at the SFU Centre for Dialogue. Reilly has an MA in comparative politics from McGill University. She is a specialist in online communications on complex issues.

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It's Time to Stand Together and Share This Land

(16) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 12:42 PM

The resistance to Idle No More has been fierce this week. The backlash consisted of an accountant's report combined with articles by prominent voices like Jeffrey Simpson and Christie Blatchford criticizing First Nations as the source of the current problems. This sparked a deluge of online comments that demonstrate, in...

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Dragged Before a Judge Just for Clicking on the Wrong Link?

(9) Comments | Posted July 12, 2012 | 12:17 PM

On Tuesday, the 13th round of negotiations closed for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a trade deal for Pacific Rim countries. At the same time, unbeknownst to them, citizens entered a new world of threats to their digital rights.

These negotiations focused on the Intellectual Property...

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Kony2012's Biggest Flaw is its Saving Grace

(2) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 12:16 PM

I'd like to stop having a conversation about whether Kony2012 is good or bad. Trying to get young Americans to care about suffering in Africa is undoubtedly good. Trying to get the American military to strengthen the Ugandan army (which is allegedly guilty of war crimes, including rape) looks undoubtedly...

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