13 stories about Democracy
CyberTech Panel

“There are no borders in cyberspace. We have to fight global terrorism together.”

15.04.24|James Spiro
In 2024, cyberattacks threaten our infrastructures and institutions during wartime and election seasons. It’s time for global cooperation and a shared language in cyberspace, says Gaby Portnoy, Director General at Israel National Cyber Directorate.
Omer Grossman CyberArk

Election security: Defending democracy in today’s cyber threat landscape

14.04.24|Omer Grossman
4 billion people across 50 countries face elections this year - questions are being raised on how to keep them safe from cyber attacks
הפגנה מחאה הפיכה משטרית

Moscow on the Yarkon: Fighting for Israel's future

20.03.23|Sophie Shulman
As a teenage immigrant to Israel who grew up in a non-democratic regime in Russia, Calcalist's Sophie Shulman knows Israel may not be perfect, but it is home and she will fight for it
מפגינים ב תל אביב הפגנה מחאה 21 בינואר

"We are sorry the high-tech industry has only just woken up, but we have arrived, and we will do whatever it takes"

29.01.23|Sophie Shulman
The high-tech industry has an image of being disconnected, but the impending judicial reforms have resulted in the sector mobilizing like never before
Jules Polonetsky FPF

“It is not for Silicon Valley leaders or tech startups to determine the future of our democracy”

10.07.22|James Spiro
Norms are being smashed by private tech companies and governments have finally decided to catch up.
הועידה הכלכלית הלאומית 2021 יואל אסתרון מו"ל כלכליסט 1

The war on democracy has not ended

02.08.21|Yoel Esteron
Coronavirus can’t be an excuse for delaying the treatment of the underlying problems in Israeli society
צעיר ערבי שהוכה ב בת ים על ידי לה פמיליה

The next war scares me even more, and it's not against Hezbollah or Iran

23.05.21|Yoel Esteron
"I still estimate, hope, that most Israelis prefer to live in a democracy. The problem is: They are certain that democracy is here forever, can be taken for granted, is secure. Therefore, they observe the writing on the wall with eyes wide shut," writes Yoel Esteron
Larry Diamond

“We need to be proactive, to seek out multiple sources of information, and to check and verify the information we’re getting”

Michael Matias is joined by Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, to discuss the idea of liberal democracy and freedom of information
מוסף שבועי 20.8.20 אבנר פז צוק stream

Former IDF cyber chief warns of red-lines being crossed and the erosion of Israel’s democracy

21.08.20|Sophie Shulman
Avenr Paz Tzuk talks to Calcalist about the ethics of surveillance, his faith in education and his fear of a military brain drain
בנימין נתניהו ראש הממשלה מסכה קורונה יוני 2020

Israel’s democracy is Covid-19’s latest victim

07.07.20|Yoel Esteron
Fatigued by battling a health and economic crisis, Israelis are too apathetic to fight for their democracy
חכ איימן עודה יור ה רשימה ה משותפת כנס עסקים של החברה הערבית

In Israel, Arab Voters Vote Less, Data Shows

17.09.19|Shahar Ilan
The number of eligible voters from Israel’s largest minority increased significantly since 1992, but low voting rates diminish their electoral power, according to data gathered by Arik Rudnitzky of the Israel Democracy Institute
מוסף שבועי 7.12.17 פרופ' יוחאי בנקלר

The Fake News Debate is a Distraction, Says Information Era Intellectual Yochai Benkler

08.12.17|Uri Pasovsky
The web needs a reboot. Commercial companies and governments have found new ways to wield power and need to be limited, says the Harvard researcher