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Is China’s claim of sovereignty over Tibet legitimate?
August 24, 2013

Tibet was once a forbidden land until the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as China) declared to the entire…

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Gerontocratic welfare-states: bad dream or pressing reality?
August 16, 2013

In a very mundane fashion post-WW2 Western politics can be epitomized as follows: Current generations paying the retirement of older generations,…

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Boko Haram and the violence in Nigeria
August 16, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Danilo Freire. Even for a country accustomed to political turbulences, the…

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EU’s response to the Arab Revolutions: How does it work?
August 10, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva.  EU’s response to the wave of Arab…

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The case of the informal settlers and worsening floods in Metropolitan Manila: Some policy implications
August 10, 2013

It was year 2009 when tropical storm Ondoy wreaked havoc in some parts of the Philippines. My classmates and I delivered…

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The Welfare-State: catchphrase or multivariate universe?
August 7, 2013

The proliferation of a concept seems to generate increasingly porous boundaries within the concept itself, stretching meanings, usages and theoretical frameworks….

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The civil society toward participatory democracy
August 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Simona Pronckutė. “Our times demand a new definition of leadership – global leadership. They…

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Tracing American exceptionalism: Afghanistan
August 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Marija Sajekaite. There’s no doubt that America is, well, quite exceptional. Nationalistic…

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From political chaos to spontaneous leaders: The new reality
July 24, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Sofia Sousa. Chaos, sacrifice and instability. These may be words that…

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Non-civil disobedience: Hunger strike of refugees in Munich
July 23, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Falko Blumenthal. They are calling themselves non-citizens. Refugees, displaced persons, asylum-seekers:…

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