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Battling with obscenity: global inequality, the WEF, and lack of accountability

There are moments when you open a newspaper and it just hits you. Did we know that inequality is rising and that a tiny minority of people around the globe control and accumulate ever greater personal...

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    Is the future private? Sustainability, social enterprise and (my) social conscience

    ‘Is the future private?’ was an early draft title for one of the main sessions for INTRAC’s workshop on Building Sustainability of Civil Society, held on 25-26 November 2014 in Oxfor...

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      Spain's Gag Law: Endangering freedom of expression and association in the name of security

      A couple of months ago, I watched a video from a civil society movement called “Marea Granate[i]”. They walked the streets of Paris and asked random people if they knew which country could...

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        Donetsk, Charlie Hebdo, Fergana Valley...and civil society

        At INTRAC’s November 2014 conference on civil society sustainability, I began my presentation with the deterioration in the external environment in the region where I work – former Soviet ...

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          Je suis Charlie: the right, power and space of media and civil society to produce political debates

          By Michael Hammer.The brutal attacks on the people in the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have shocked us all. A world in which violence is exercised against those of different ...

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