Elliott GoatFriends of ISCI
Elliott Goat is a British-based journalist focusing on voter fraud, digital democracy, human rights and the future of work. Winner of the Wyn Harness Journalist Award he has written for multiple news outlets including The Independent, openDemocracy, iNews, The Week, NPR, Adbusters and El Pais. In the UK he has investigated the illegal human hair trade and prison deaths in custody, while internationally he has reported on the migrant crisis, the rise of the far-right in the US, blood money on death row in Pakistan and voter fraud within EU member states. He has spoken at South by SouthWest (SXSW) on how radical political movements brand themselves and in 2016 co-founded Undivided, a nationwide bipartisan youth-led campaign set up in the wake of the EU referendum to secure the best possible Brexit deal for young people.
He is currently director of election watchdog NGO Unhack Democracy, an advisory board member of social action social network We Make Change and a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow.
Follow Elliott on twitter @afraidofnogoats
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16 Jun 2020
Hungary and Covid: before and after / Elliott Goat
The witch is gone but the spell remains. Despite repealing the extraordinary measures granted him to fight the...
16 Dec 2014
ISCI successfully guest-edited openDemocracy from 15th – 19th December 2014
The International State Crime Initiative is proud to announce that it guest edited openDemocracy between 15th...
29 Sep 2014
The ‘Cop in your Head’ or the Clown in the Street: Antanas Mockus and the Theatre of Civic Culture
‘When there is nothing to be done… it’s time to bring out the clowns.’, Paul Bromberg, Director...
29 Sep 2014
Waiting in Line Against the State: The Orange Alternative
One secret policeman asks another: ‘So, what do you think of the government’? His colleague looks around before...
8 Sep 2014
Interrogating the Corporate Machine
‘I won’t believe it until I see it on TV.