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03.11.2019

Haiti awakens: protests bring the country to a standstill

Haiti awakens: protests bring the country to a standstill

  Just like Chile and Ecuador, Haiti awakened, and now there is little that will contain the popular uprising that seeks to hold Moïse to account for his actions during his presidency. DemocraciaAbierta -openDemocracy During the past month, protests in Chile and Ecuador have dominated headlines in the… »

02.11.2019

Arms sales are about profit and politics, not ethics

Arms sales are about profit and politics, not ethics

We must expose where public dollars are really being spent and boycott or divest from the enterprises that profit from selling munitions that kill. Ramy Abdu for openDemocracy Western governments were quick to express their outrage at Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria to clear it of Kurds, resulting… »

01.11.2019

Neoliberalism tells us we’re selfish souls – how can we promote other identities?

Neoliberalism tells us we’re selfish souls – how can we promote other identities?

Public support for co-operation, collective ownership and mutual care have persisted, despite the popularity of some of the neoliberal agenda. What policies could the left pursue to build from where we are now? Christine Berry for openDemocracy onomics is the method: the object is to change the soul.”… »

31.10.2019

Facebook buffeted by storms, but can the scrutiny help prevent dark influence on the coming UK election?

Facebook buffeted by storms, but can the scrutiny help prevent dark influence on the coming UK election?

UK lawmakers have been slow to act on Facebook’s influence on our democracy, though more outspoken when it comes to Facebook’s designs on international finance. Leighton Andrews for openDemocracy Facebook has come under pressure today to follow Twitter’s announcement and ban political advertising. Mark Zuckerberg’s giant has… »

30.10.2019

Airbnb must face the facts: human trafficking and modern slavery happen in rented accommodation

Airbnb must face the facts: human trafficking and modern slavery happen in rented accommodation

October 30, 2019 2.49pm GMT Michael O’Regan, Bournemouth University for The Conversation Researchers estimate that there are 1.1m victims of human trafficking across Europe. According to the UN almost one-third of human trafficking victims globally are children. Cases of forced criminality, prostitution and… »

28.10.2019

Journalists must not allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous politicians

Journalists must not allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous politicians

Steven Barnett, University of Westminster for The Conversation Here are three questions that anyone interested in the health of UK democracy should be asking. Should reputable political journalists allow themselves to be exploited as conduits for the unfiltered messages of political leaders? Where does accurate reporting end and… »

18.10.2019

The Algerian Hirak: Young people and the non-violent revolution

The Algerian Hirak: Young people and the non-violent revolution

As foreign commentators predict its end or failure – Algerians march on. But not without the anxiety, worry and deep concern about how best to proceed. Latefa Guemar , Adel Chiheb,  Jessica Northey  for openDemocracy 18 October 2019 Friday 18 October marks the 35th week of… »

15.10.2019

Economics Nobel 2019: why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer won

Economics Nobel 2019: why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer won

Arnab Bhattacharjee, Heriot-Watt University and Mark Schaffer, Heriot-Watt University for The Conversation The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 (commonly known as the Nobel Prize for Economics) has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for… »

15.10.2019

Why don’t more women win science Nobels?

Why don’t more women win science Nobels?

Mary K. Feeney, Arizona State University for The Conversation All of the 2019 Nobel Prizes in science were awarded to men. That’s a return to business as usual, after biochemical engineer Frances Arnold won in 2018, for chemistry, and Donna Strickland received the 2018 Nobel Prize… »

15.10.2019

Spanish nationalism loses the plot

Spanish nationalism loses the plot

The English nationalism unleashed by Brexit is not the same as the Spanish nationalism unleashed by the Catalan crisis. Not yet. Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte for openDemocracy 14 October 2019 Imagine if what just happened in Spain, happened here. Imagine if the Scottish government declared the… »

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