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06 AugTracing American exceptionalism: Afghanistan


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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24 JulFrom political chaos to spontaneous leaders: The new reality


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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23 JulNon-civil disobedience: Hunger strike of refugees in Munich


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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22 JulIs transitology a useful tool for the post-Arab Spring countries? Possible lessons from a fading-out-of-interest Eastern Europe


Rather provocatively, the recent issue of The Economist  opens with a startling question: Has the Arab Spring failed? Amidst the rubble…

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22 JulWhy not to intervene in Syria?


Politics is not always about making the world a better place. Syria is such a place, with outright civil war, the use…

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22 JulWhat is the matter with the Bulgarian Government?


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. For more than a month now citizens…

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22 JulProtests in Brazil: The government response


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Danilo Freire. Last month millions of Brazilians took the streets to protest…

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22 JulOf pebbles and boulders: Edward Snowden, the leaks, and his search for an asylum


I was writing a health policy paper when his face was flashed on the television screen. My initial reaction upon seeing and hearing…

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