OpenDemocracy

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Name: OpenDemocracy
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Peaceful resistance could deliver the greatest dividends

The conflict in Gaza has exacted an extraordinarily heavy toll on the long-suffering civilian population, especially children and women. The images of the suffering, anguish and pain have provoked an enormous sense of outrage, anger and despair among ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Treason, poaching and unlikely allies – meet the new eurosceptic landscape

The dust of the European elections had not even settled before parties on the left and right got stuck into negotiating in a bid to find common ground and create political groups in the European Parliament.An official group in the EP receives several ... [Published EuroNews - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

What happened to the protest movements in Romania and Bulgaria?

By | Al Jazeera  –On June 14, thousands of Bulgarians marked the one-year anniversary of the start of their anti-government protest. In 2013, under the banner Ostavka or resignation, Bulgarians took to the streets for months in a row, calling for a new ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum round-up: Scots constitution | Trident

CATCH up on news of a written Scottish constitution and reports of a divide among Scots over nuclear weapons on the Clyde in this round-up from our dedicated Scottish independence website.TODAY’S MAIN NEWS:More Scots believeThe survey also found differences ... [Published The Scotsman - Jun 17 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]
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 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

"Europe, The European Union And European Identity" by David Held and Kyle McNally

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 ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Feb 10 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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By way of example, she argues in a recent article in Opendemocracy.net that, while Brazilians have a history of giving to charity, "there is no sustainable and organised philanthropy towards established and professional human rights groups" . This wealth has not been tapped by organisations, partly because up until now they have not needed to draw on it
"The Arab Spring And The Changing Balance Of Global Power" by David Held and Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

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Peaceful resistance could deliver the greatest ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 23 2014]
Treason, poaching and unlikely allies – meet th... [Published EuroNews - Jun 27 2014]
What happened to the protest movements in Roman... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 27 2014]
Referendum round-up: Scots constitution | Trident [Published The Scotsman - Jun 17 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]
"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]
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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 ...
"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 ...
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