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The Flawed and Corrupted Genius of American Republicanism

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Trump as President makes us think as never before about viability of the American version of constitutional democracy, that is, the ‘republic’ that Ben Franklin promised the people at the time of Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

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Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

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Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel when he established the prize more than a century ago.

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‘Rationalism’ by Brian Ellis slams neoliberalism

‘Rationalism’ by Brian Ellis

Professor Brian Ellis (Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University and Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia) is a leading Australian philosopher, and 5 years ago published an important book entitled ”Social Humanism.

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Separation is Beautiful

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Just imagine: A new movement among the Mizrahim is born in Israel. It declares that all the existing organizations of Mizrahim (Oriental Jews) are phony. That they are all instruments of the Ashkenazi (European Jewish) elite to keep the Mizrahim in subjugation.

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Battling for independence: Small states stake their claim

Groups like the Catalans and the Iraqi Kurds grapple with a more fundamental obstacle: resistance by nation states like Spain and Iraq to cede economically valuable territory and an international community whose Pavlov reflex is to oppose secession.

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The Flawed and Corrupted Genius of American Republicanism

Trump as President makes us ...

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Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Finally, the committee in Os...

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‘Rationalism’ by Brian Ellis slams neoliberalism

Professor Brian Ellis (Emeri...

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Separation is Beautiful

Just imagine: A new movement...

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Battling for independence: Small states stake their claim

Groups like the Catalans and t...

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Visiting Nuremberg, Reflecting on the Ambiguous Legacies of Nuremberg

I spent two days at Nurember...

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