Monthly Archives: July 2013

Democratic dilemmas that should not be – some lessons from Egypt

The news headlines of recent days have brought to the fore some serious shortcomings related to the functioning of democracy and attitudes towards it. The questions raised are fundamental and answering them poses some real dilemmas even to staunch believers … Continue reading

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“Finite Planet, Infinite Potential” — The Salzburg Statement on New Governance for Sustainability

I spent a good part of the past February to June period helping prepare a Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS) session entitled “A Climate for Change: New Thinking on Governance for Sustainability”. The seminar took place from 23 to 27 June … Continue reading

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US Whistleblower Protection Programs

  No comment — Let the official links speak for themselves… http://www.whistleblowers.gov http://www.sec.gov/whistleblower http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/contact-us/whistleblower-hotline And two US civil society organizations that take their roles seriously: http://www.whistleblower.org GAP Statement on the Espionage Charge Filed Against Edward Snowden by Government Accountability Project on June 22, … Continue reading

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