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‘Monitory democracy: Politics needs lots of imagination to resist the new populism’, interview with Eugenio Giannetta, Linkiesta (Italy)

Monitory democracyLa politica ha bisogno di molta immaginazione per resistere al populismo degli ultimi anni Eugenio Giannetta John Keane, docente dell’Università di Sidney e consigliere per le Nazioni Unite ci spiega perché i partiti tradizionali devono cambiare approccio ed essere più creativi per...

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02 May 2021
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On Humility, an interview with Alessandro Zaccuri, Avvenire (Rome), 16 March 2021

The interview was originally published on Avvenire (Rome). Intervista. Il politologo John Keane: in democrazia serve umiltà Alessandro Zaccuri martedì 16 marzo 2021 Secondo il filosofo «l’attuale crisi dei processi di rappresentanza può essere affrontata consolidando e moltiplicando gli organismi di controllo partecipativo, che fanno...

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18 March 2021
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Wittgenstein and the Dangers of Certainty

Ludwig Wittgenstein, in Swansea, Wales, September 1947. Ben Richards John Keane, University of Sydney The following notes on the politics of rising uncertainty and the future of democracy were prepared for the inaugural CISS global forum, Peace and Security under Uncertainty, Quarantine Station,...

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02 May 2017
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Lunch and Dinner with Julian Assange, in Prison

Everybody warned this would be no ordinary invitation, and they were right. Three hundred metres from Knightsbridge underground station, just a stone’s throw from fashion-conscious Harrods, I suddenly encounter a wall of police. I try to remember my instructions. Look...

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18 February 2013
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How Universities Learnt A Lesson in Humility – and are all the better for it

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="668"] The ivory tower has been destroyed – metaphorically speaking. Alan Levine/flickr[/caption] Foundation Essay – Universities are still often known as ivory towers, other-worldly spaces of solitude where privileged elites known as academics seek refuge from the harsh...

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04 April 2011
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Humility and Democracy

Democracy and ethics: an old philosophical subject that is much neglected today, not least because of widespread agreement that democracy stands for ethical pluralism. Democracy, the self-government of equals, is presumed to be incompatible with attempts to clothe citizens in...

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04 April 2011
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