The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
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Two years ago on World Refugee Day, I published a very personal essay about my status as a refugee child, back then, yet what it is like now for refugees and asylum seekers. Today, I publish my own poem.
During economic uncertainty, citizens prefer dominant rather than prestigious candidates
When voters don’t return a clear majority, forming a government can be messy and time consuming
Video highlights activists fighting corruption across the world shared their stories on Capitol Hill
Social media has played a key role in organizing and getting protesters into the streets in the U.S.
2017 Democracy Award recognizes the work of individuals who have fought to expose corruption
Take a look at this two hour conference on corruption from the National Endowment for Democracy
A number of countries that sit on the UN Human Rights Council are not cooperating with international experts
One person’s extreme is another’s normal. If I were to have a conversation about religion with large numbers of people in America, some would consider me extreme for being an Atheist and for being a Socialist.