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  • Elephant in Motion

    BRICS Reports: An Elephant In Motion

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    This article is part of a cooperation between Future Challenges and the Sustainable Governance Indicators (SGI). SGI’s new study “Change Ahead? Sustainable Governance in the BRICS” examines policy making in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. We’ve asked five of our bloggers to tell us what they think about the reports. At the end of […]

  • A set of eleven statues erected near India Gate, New Delhi to pay tribute to a group Indian freedom fighters and social reformers

    Freedom of Expression: The Ethos of a Democracy

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    I can well imagine the slack jawed  expressions on some our front benchers’ beatific faces on seeing political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s cartoons on the net. Personnally I didn’t think they were extraordinarily funny  and were more the work of an amateur artist. Yet the portrayal of the three lions in […]

  • Good Sport Bad Sport

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    It is inevitable. Comparisons will be drawn between the now concluded London Olympics and the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) hosted in Delhi, India. Besides the commonalities—international sporting events, extravagant ceremonies and billions spent on infrastructure—there is a sea of difference between how the British held their event and how the […]

  • Media and corruption in Croatia: Beyond the numbers

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    Croatia may be on its way to join the European Union, but the country has made little progress in securing the media’s independence from political power or in the fight against endemic corruption. Still, youth activism and independent, online participatory media offer some reasons for optimism. It is always difficult […]