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Sharing the burden of building a democra...

Sharing the burden of building a democratic future

A collective route to democratic change Democracy does not come in one form. There are many different types of democracy, from the ancient Greek system where only men over 20 could vote directly on issues to modern representative democracies. What this means is that simply being a “democracy” isn’t good enough. After all, Chinese citizens […]

Heal our broken relationship with nature

Heal our broken relationship with nature

New Year’s message to our supporters The crisis that saw global humanity brought low by a virus, resulting in a lost year for billions of people, could have been prevented and the worst consequences avoided. All the available evidence indicates the jump from one species to another leading to Covid-19 was made more likely by […]

Iraqi protests demand democracy

Iraqi protests demand democracy

By Farah Alrajeh Academic and PhD researcher in Iraqi Literature,Sussex University Iraqis around the world are accusing the Baghdad government of crimes against humanity in a brutal crackdown against opponents. Some 300 people have been killed since demonstrations against the Abdul Mahdi regime began in early October. Iraqis are appealing to the United Nations and […]