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If you want democracy to work, you have to make work democratic
Power without responsibility is the innate feature of our rulers; the rest live lives of responsibility without power.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 13:27 GMT
GDP growth is no measure of societal progress
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth?
Last updated: 27 May 2011 08:15 GMT
Stern warning on climate change
Britain has called for urgent action on climate change after a report outlined the massive economic and environmental cost of failing to act on global warming.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2006 14:49 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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