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Oxford Democracy-Builders - The Story So Far

Meeting One: ‘What would a real democracy be like?’

On Wednesday, May 6th, I ran a public event at the West Oxford Community Centre called ‘What would a real democracy be like? 1,002 more words

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European Parliament, Imaginning the Commons Screening: Be Part of the City

Radical Democracy #reclaimthecommons projesi için hazırladığım remix video.

Ep. 23 - Butler and Žižek on Universality and Radical Democracy

In this episode of Always Already, Rachel, B, and Emily attempt to de-jargonizify the concepts universal and particular as they circulate in Contingency, Hegemony, Universality by Judith Butler, Slavoj Žižek, and Ernesto Laclau.  246 more words

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Reply: Radical Democracy

I would have written this in reply to the blog post itself, but I must admit that I’m unsure if videos can be embedded in the comment section. 265 more words

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Our Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş Wrote For Turkish Policy Quarterly

The Middle East, the Kurdish Peace Process in Turkey, and Radical Democracy

The resolution of the Kurdish Problem is part and parcel of Turkey’s democratization and vice versa. 90 more words

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Rojava Democracy

The following article “Rojava demokrasisi“ was written Metin Yeğin by and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below.

The reason for the title of this piece “Rojava Democracy” is not because I want to talk about the kind of system that people are attempting to build in Rojava but because, just the opposite, I want to suggest a concept that knows no borders and which I can recommend everywhere. 566 more words

Beyond Orwellian nightmares and neoliberal authoritarianism

by Henry A. Giroux

To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country. – George Orwell

Central to George Orwell’s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian society was a government so powerful that it not only dominated all of the major institutions in a society, but it also was quite adept at making invisible its inner workings of power.

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