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Follow Friday: @NataliaAntonova on the horror of watching the world collapse

Follow Friday: @NataliaAntonova on the horror of watching the world collapse

Matthew Clayfield August 1, 2014 4 Comments

If you're looking for a unique take on current events in Russia, the Twitter feed of Ukrainian-born, US-raised, ethnically Russian journalist and playwright Natalia Antonova is a good place to start.

Follow Friday: @PabGallego on the future of the Left in Spain and Europe

Follow Friday: @PabGallego on the future of the Left in Spain and Europe

Matthew Clayfield July 25, 2014

The GFC hit Spain hard, and the recovery from it has spurred a resurgence of the Left, says Spanish activist Pablo Gallego Garcia.

Follow Friday: @raceymicehell on @MIFFofficial

Follow Friday: @raceymicehell on @MIFFofficial

Matthew Clayfield July 11, 2014

Balancing the demands of elite cinephiles and casual cinema-goers is a challenge Melbourne International Film Festival artistic director Michelle Carey is ready to tackle.

Follow Friday: @fiskeharrison on running with the bulls

Follow Friday: @fiskeharrison on running with the bulls

Matthew Clayfield July 4, 2014 5 Comments

British writer Alexander Fiske-Harrison first entered the ring as a wannabe bullfighter, but has found his niche following in Hemingway's footsteps -- quite literally.

Follow Friday: @courtneyr and @pressfreedom, fighting for Greste and others

Follow Friday: @courtneyr and @pressfreedom, fighting for Greste and others

Matthew Clayfield June 27, 2014 4 Comments

When it comes to press freedom, the Peter Greste case is only the tip of the iceberg, says Courtney Radsch from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Follow Friday: @DlalaNje, changing perceptions in Joburg

Follow Friday: @DlalaNje, changing perceptions in Joburg

Matthew Clayfield June 20, 2014

Johannesburg's city centre has a notoriously bad reputation, but an organisation started by two young South Africans is hoping to change that.

Follow Friday: @KevinRothrock, explaining the RuNet

Follow Friday: @KevinRothrock, explaining the RuNet

Matthew Clayfield May 30, 2014 1 Comment

If you want to know what's happening in Russia, go straight to the source. Kevin Rothrock explains the "Wild West" of Russia's internet.

Follow Friday: @uncutcg, occupying the electoral process

Follow Friday: @uncutcg, occupying the electoral process

Matthew Clayfield May 23, 2014 1 Comment

Carl Gibson wants to turn radical street politics into real power in Washington. He talks to Crikey about his new party, the long road to recognition and the power of Twitter.

Follow Friday: @LaurenWillgo, an adventurer through Syria

Follow Friday: @LaurenWillgo, an adventurer through Syria

Matthew Clayfield May 16, 2014 2 Comments

Australian journalist Lauren Williams gave up the easy beat of Sydney for the Middle East, arriving just in time for the Arab Spring. She talks about her adventures and Twitter.

Follow Friday: @BrigidWD, live-tweeting compulsory silence

Follow Friday: @BrigidWD, live-tweeting compulsory silence

Matthew Clayfield May 9, 2014

From locked bathrooms to silent meditation retreats, journalist and novelist Brigid Delaney is committed to stream-of-consciousness tweeting.