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Governance

More Top-Down Participation, Please!

Wouldn’t it be true empowerment though if the right of citizens to speak their minds were directly integrated into political and administrative decision-making processes?

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Power and Inequality in Malaysia

The inequality of Malaysia’s multi-ethnic inhabitants leads to the “1Malaysia” campaign. But what actually happened to this ambitious concept?

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Environmental Activists Take Back the Power

Governments are no longer the ones who rule the world, the power shifted to global megacorporations.

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Interview: Participatory Budgeting

When citizens decide on the communal budget

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Editorial

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Indigenous People, Native Communities

Preservation of the land is a prerequisite for survival in native communities.

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Global Governance: Rationale – Hurdles – Perspectives

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Editorial

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Introduction: Development Cooperation

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Interview: A Vote-o-Matic for Tunisia

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Social Media and Democratisation in Africa

Mobile, social, innovative: African tools to support democratic processes

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As Our Actions Transform Nature, We Begin to Transform Our Actions

Impacts we’ve made on the Earth are beginning to affect us.

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