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What is your first thought when you hear the word “power”? The freedom for self-determination? The opportunity to effect change? Impartial government leadership? Or do your thoughts move immediately to suppression?

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Table of Contents Issue #12Featured Articles #12

Peru: The Power of Citizens

Engaged and mobilised citizens can change the world we live in: four examples from Peru.

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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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The Loneliness of Power

The life of the politically powerful tends often to isolation and loneliness. But nevertheless, many politicians still aspire to this life.

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A Women’s World: Virtual Offices and Gender Gyms

How social innovation is pioneering a new reality for women across the Middle East and North Africa.

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Drug War in Mexico: A Bounty on Bloggers

Mexicans use blogs, Facebook and Twitter to battle the media’s silence about the war on drugs.

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Cyberwar: More Dangerous than Terrorism

How much of a threat really emanates from cyberspace? And does soft power have the reach to control it?

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Afghanistan: Politics, Religion and the Media

What a public service broadcaster could do in Afghanistan

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Chapters #12

Beyond the magazine

“We can’t just leave solutions to the politicians“

Conference on Religion’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Broken Toilets

Emily Madsen and Samyuktha Varma have created an international magazine intended to change reporting on development work.

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Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary.

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Interview: Development Aid is Not All Plain Sailing

5 questions to Andris Piebalgs

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