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Society

Frenetic Standstill

Turkey recovered rapidly from the economic and financial crisis and is now booming once more.

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Where the Secret Service Is Still Called the KGB

This isn't the last dictatorship in Europe, it is the first one in the 21st century

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The Long Path to a Civil Society – The Example of Russia

Twenty years of transformation have brought neither democracy nor a vital civil society to Russia.

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The Rise of Religious Extremism in Pakistan

For Pakistan, the changing Middle East is both a challenge and an opportunity.

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Interview: “Riding Quickly Down a Ramp Is a Taste of Freedom”

Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.

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Sports as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Prevention in Sri Lanka

Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka

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The Best Athletes Can Become Cultural Icons

How the best Athletes can become cultural Icons

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Interview: "They Simply Won't Shift"

Large sporting events bring the political situation of the country to the attention of the public.

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Interview: "The Games Alone Are Not Enough"

Is Sport political?

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A Triple Win is Possible

A diatribe in favour of a more objective view of international skilled professional mobility.

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The Dangerous Others

Xenophobia in South Africa is higher than anywhere else in the world.

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Not 'Progress' But Prejudice: Development

What does "development" mean for Tribal people: for whom, by whom and to what end?

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