OpenDemocracy

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Name: OpenDemocracy
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Independence round-up: Betfair | TNS poll | Border

CATCH up on the day in the Scottish independence debate, with this round-up of stories, features and opinion pieces featured on our dedicated referendum microsite.Almost two-thirds of adults in England and Wales want to see Scotland remain a part of the ... [Published The Scotsman - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Unfair! The BBC is not 'lying'

Steve Barnett rebuts David Elstein's claim that the BBC's arguments for retaining the license fee contain more smoke than fire. There is a very good reason why the House of Commons speaker – as in mostparliamentary democracies – will not tolerate ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Macedonia On The Brink – OpEd

ByAuthoritarian tendencies, ethnonationalist state-building and segregation of the two largest communities make for a combustible mix. Even if the protests have died down, Macedonia is probably the only country of the former Yugoslavia where ethnic violence ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Do’s and don’ts of banning political extremism

The most prominent case is the extreme right political party Golden Dawn in Greece. While all cases are different, they all address exactly the same fundamental question: what are the limits of political activism within a liberal democracy? writes Cas ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish independence? Just say no!

I n just over a month, Scots will go to the polls to decide whether their nation should become independent. spiked hopes they say no. Why? Because the ‘movement for independence’ is no such thing. It is better seen, not as some Braveheart-style stab for ... [Published Spiked Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Samih al-Qasim and the language of revolution

I’ve gone to meet renowned Palestinian Arab Druze poet Samih al-Qasim in his home in the Galilee village of Rama. Perched on a hillside, his home overlooks the valley below, which is known by locals as the "sea of olives".When I walk into his room, Qasim, ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

"Erdoğan And The Paradox Of Populism" by Jan-Werner Müller

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {$('#facebook-before-34658').sharrre({share: {facebook: true},urlCurl: 'http://www.social-europe.eu/wp-content/plugins/genesis-simple-share-master/lib/sharrre/sharrre.php',enableHover: false,enableTracking: true,buttons: ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Objectivity vs. neutrality on Gaza

The Palestine-Israel conflict poses a moral dilemma for journalists. But being objective does not necessarily mean being neutral, and being fair does not mean refraining from making a judgement. Choosing sides As reporters swarm the besieged streets ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 05 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine’s gas problem

Margarita Balmaceda and Peter Rutland, OpenDemocracy.net, 8 May 2014. It is commonly assumed that the main economic challenge facing Ukraine is its dependence on energy supplies, especially natural gas, imported from Russia. Russia, it is true, has ... [Published nationalismwatch - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 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 - Apr 19 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]

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...In the poem, Qasim tells the jailer who guards his cell that from "the window of my small cell, I can see your big cell" . The poet explains: “Since this struggle continues, he can put me in a small cell in his jail, but at the same time he is imprisoned...
...in South Africa are increasingly seeing the advantages of working with local givers, says Fraser, and not just because there is less bureaucracy. "It's much better to have someone locally, who appreciates the local context and knows the local players. It means that programmes will be more tightly bound into the national dynamic" he says

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Independence round-up: Betfair | TNS poll | Border [Published The Scotsman - Sep 16 2014]
Unfair! The BBC is not 'lying' [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 21 2014]
Macedonia On The Brink – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 18 2014]
Do’s and don’ts of banning political extremism [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 15 2014]
Scottish independence? Just say no! [Published Spiked Online - Aug 14 2014]
Samih al-Qasim and the language of revolution [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
"Erdoğan And The Paradox Of Populism" by Jan-We... [Published Social Europe Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Objectivity vs. neutrality on Gaza [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 05 2014]
Ukraine’s gas problem [Published nationalismwatch - May 08 2014]
Homegrown philanthropy: the rise of local givin... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 19 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]
Notes on “academic blogging” [Published Crooked Timber - Feb 27 2014]
The limits of non-cooperation as a strategy for... [Published The Metta Center - Feb 25 2014]
Turkish trade unionists on trial [Published Eric Lee - Jan 31 2014]
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"Erdoğan And The Paradox Of Populism" by Jan-We... [Published Social Europe Journal - Aug 11 2014]
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Ukraine’s gas problem [Published nationalismwatch - May 08 2014]
Margarita Balmaceda and Peter Rutland, OpenDemocracy.net, 8 May 2014. It is commonly assumed that the main economic challenge facing Ukraine is its dependence on energy supplies, especially natural gas, imported from Russia. Russia, it is true, has ...
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 ...
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 ...
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