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About Joe Smith

Joe Smith is lecturer in environment in the geography discipline of the Open University.

Articles by Joe Smith

This week's editor

VM

Our guest editor, Valsamis Mitsilegas, director of the Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University of London, introduces this week’s theme: Privacy and Surveillance in 2016.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Copenhagen: a successful failure

The Copenhagen climate-change summit has been widely portrayed as a failure. But in a deeper and longer perspective COP15 is an important milestone, says Joe Smith.

A global declaration of interdependence

An interconnected planet creates both need and opportunity to see the world - and ourselves - anew. Joe Smith presents the "interdependence day" project.
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