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Greek debt: Is it morally binding? – ABC Radio National The Mindfield

John Keane interview with ABC Radio National The Mindfield, 9 July 2015 Listen to audio [audio mp3=""][/audio]   [caption id="attachment_10276" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image: Queuing for cash at a Greek bank (SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)[/caption] Democracy was born in Greece out of a struggle against the oppressive...

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09 July 2015
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Why Google is a Political Matter?: A conversation with Julian Assange

Since the last time we were together inside his prison lodgings at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a few things have changed. Julian Assange has grown a beard, looks more pallid and pauses when I ask after his general health. His legal team are...

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09 June 2015
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The End of Representative Politics?

[caption id="attachment_9806" align="alignnone" width="800"] Acampada, Barcelona, 21/05/1011[/caption] The following notes on the future of democratic representation were inspired by Simon Tormey’s The end of representative politics (2015), launched at a Gleebooks event organised by the Sydney Democracy Network (SDN), May 15th...

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20 May 2015