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Meet the Speakers for Pecha Kucha Night #26 on ‘Democracy 2.0’

If it is true that the quality and character of our institutions is determined by the way in which we communicate. If it is true that we are communicating in dramatically new ways and if it is true that there … Continue reading

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Amartya Sen on Public Conversation

This is picking up on our earlier thread on conversation. Amartya Sen talks in the NYT about the European crisis, but his deeper concerns suddenly appear to be in alignment with ours: Perhaps the most troubling aspect of Europe’s current malaise … Continue reading

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New NESTA Report on Innovation in India

Can growth of higher education keep up with India’s human potential? Can India’s low cost innovations disrupt the global economy? What effects do abstract social and creative innovations have in the Indian context? These are some of the questions that … Continue reading

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Political Participation and Trust in Ancient Athens

By Ayesha Vemuri and Sedona Chinn The foundations of western democracy and political thought lie in the ancient Athenian democracy. Their institutions are the roots from which modern governments have grown. Therefore, as Design!publiC III explores modern phenomena of political … Continue reading

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