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Democracy Index 2016. The Economist Intelligence Unit report.

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2016 – democracy-index-2016 – provides a snapshot of the state of democracy worldwide for 165 independent states and two territories. 285 more words

DoNow: Does Democracy Work?

All Grade 9 learners at the Maples Met are being asked to consider the following question: Does democracy work?

This question arises from current affairs, namely the recent US election and the rise of Russia’s global power and influence. 285 more words

Dalai Lama: 'I have no worries' about Trump's election

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday, November 23, 2016 he has “no worries” about Donald Trump’s election as U.S. 883 more words

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Week 6: Politics and Internet

 Source: (Egan, 2016)

Where there are humans, there will be politics! I have decided to give my opinion on Anonymous. Specifically, whether the Anonymous hacktivist collective is global democracy in action or plain old cyber-terrorism? 453 more words

Decolonialism and democracy: on the most painful challenges to anthroponomy

In my last post I argued that anthroponomy should be our regulative ideal in our collective responsibility as humankind for our planetary environment.[1] Now I want to ask what major obstacles stand in its way. 1,573 more words

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The fundamental ethical adaptation: anthroponomy

We welcome to the blog Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, of Case Western Reserve University, for the next in our series on Environmental Political Theory.

I’m one of those people who doesn’t like the term “environmentalism.” I think every human should take care of her home, want to be mindful of other forms of life on Earth, and should 1,613 more words

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