OpenDemocracy

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Name: OpenDemocracy
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Homegrown philanthropy: the rise of local giving in the south

Forget Gates. Move over Oprah. Emerging economies too have their homegrown titans of philanthropy, providing a potentially better attuned and more sustainable income source for local humanitarian and development needs.According to Jenny Hodgson, executive ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Acting Locally - the South's Rising Philanthropy

Photo: Edgar Mwakaba/IRINLocal philanthropists wary of funding human rights programmes New York — Forget Gates. Move over Oprah. Emerging economies too have their own home-grown titans of philanthropy, providing a potentially better attuned and more sustainable ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

One life in investigative journalism

A Q&A with Clare Sambrook, OurKingdom co-editor and co-founder of the ‘End Child Detention Now’ campaign. Interviewer: Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, writer-in-residence at Lacuna. At child detention Release Carnival, London May 2010 organised by SOAS ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

World: Acting locally - the South's rising philanthropy

Source: IRINCountry: World NEW YORK, 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - Forget Gates. Move over Oprah. Emerging economies too have their own home-grown titans of philanthropy, providing a potentially better attuned and more sustainable income source for local humanitarian ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend Link Roundup (March 29-30, 2014)

Our weekly roundup of new and noteworthy items from and about the nonprofit sector....Communications/MarketingIn a guest post on the Communications Network blog, the Barr Foundation's Stefan Lanfer shares some lessons he and his colleagues have learned ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ed Miliband told: don't play safe with Labour manifesto

The letter tells Ed Miliband: 'If Labour plays the next election safe and hopes to win on the basis of Tory unpopularity, it will not have earned a mandate for change.' Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PAEd Miliband faces renewed questions about Labour 's ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Labour urged to take ‘equal and sustainable society’ vision to next election

Monday, March 24th, 2014 ByAn alliance of 19 individuals from thinktanks and other organisations, including the Fabian Society, the London School of Economics and Opendemocracy, says the economic, social and environmental challenges facing Britain requires ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Labour must adopt new principles | @guardianletters

Britain faces unprecedented challenges: a financial system still too big to fail or jail; austerity causing unnecessary hardship to those already at the bottom of a massively unequal society; climate change flooding people's homes; and a democratic system ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Notes on “academic blogging”

I had a fun day on Tuesday, as my friend Stuart White had invited me to speak at a conference on “academic blogging”, to be precise “Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age” at Oxford. There were some great talks and conversations, ... [Published Crooked Timber - Feb 27 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

What is the fifth estate?

For the first time since 1848, a new Europe from the bottom up is possible: with the new social coalitions of the Fifth Estate. ‘A spectre is haunting Europe’: the spectre of the Fifth Estate, which follows Sieyès’s Third Estate and the FourthEstate ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 27 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

The limits of non-cooperation as a strategy for social change

Civil disobedience is vital, but it is insufficient to transform society. A new science of cooperation illuminates the path ahead. Vukovar, October 1991. Credit:  www.croatia.org . All rights reserved. When the Croatian town of  Vukovar  was taken ... [Published The Metta Center - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish trade unionists on trial

KESK leaders standing outside the main courthouse in Istanbul last week. I was in Istanbul for three days last week to attend the opening of the trial of Turkish trade union leaders. My articles on what I saw have begun appearing in a number of places: ... [Published Eric Lee - Jan 31 2014]

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..."Now, however, this is changing," she adds. "The new generation understands what we're talking about. There is a growing perception that if we don't start talking about these issues related to human rights the country will explode."

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Homegrown philanthropy: the rise of local givin... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Africa: Acting Locally - the South's Rising Phi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
One life in investigative journalism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 17 2014]
World: Acting locally - the South's rising phil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Weekend Link Roundup (March 29-30, 2014) [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Mar 31 2014]
Labour urged to take ‘equal and sustainable soc... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Mar 24 2014]
Labour must adopt new principles | @guardianlet... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
Ed Miliband told: don't play safe with Labour m... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
"The Arab Spring And The Changing Balance Of Gl... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 03 2014]
Notes on “academic blogging” [Published Crooked Timber - Feb 27 2014]
What is the fifth estate? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 27 2014]
The limits of non-cooperation as a strategy for... [Published The Metta Center - Feb 25 2014]
"Europe, The European Union And European Identi... [Published Social Europe Journal - Feb 10 2014]
Turkish trade unionists on trial [Published Eric Lee - Jan 31 2014]
"Nothing Left? In Search Of (a new) Social Demo... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jan 06 2014]
"Is The WTO Deal Good News For Multilateralism?... [Published Social Europe Journal - Dec 19 2013]
The UK’s pro-Israel lobby in context [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Dec 02 2013]
An Academy for Global Civics [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 20 2013]
Participatory public engagement: reshaping what... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 20 2013]
"Climate Change Leadership In The Developing Wo... [Published Social Europe Journal - Nov 19 2013]
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World: Acting locally - the South's rising phil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: World NEW YORK, 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - Forget Gates. Move over Oprah. Emerging economies too have their own home-grown titans of philanthropy, providing a potentially better attuned and more sustainable income source for local humanitarian ...
"The Arab Spring And The Changing Balance Of Gl... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 03 2014]
David Held More than three years have passed since Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the Tunisian city of Sidi Bouzid and inadvertently lit the spark of regional upheaval. The resulting conflagration caught regimes by surprise and led to the ...
Notes on “academic blogging” [Published Crooked Timber - Feb 27 2014]
I had a fun day on Tuesday, as my friend Stuart White had invited me to speak at a conference on “academic blogging”, to be precise “Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age” at Oxford. There were some great talks and conversations, ...
The limits of non-cooperation as a strategy for... [Published The Metta Center - Feb 25 2014]
Civil disobedience is vital, but it is insufficient to transform society. A new science of cooperation illuminates the path ahead. Vukovar, October 1991. Credit:  www.croatia.org . All rights reserved. When the Croatian town of  Vukovar  was taken ...
"Europe, The European Union And European Identi... [Published Social Europe Journal - Feb 10 2014]
David Held The European Union can only be understood against the backdrop of the catastrophic history of Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. The two World Wars, and the Great Depression between them, shattered any assumptions of certainty ...
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