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Manuel Serrano

Manuel Serrano is junior editor at DemocraciaAbierta.

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Serbia waiting: between trapped migrants and EU enclosures

Stories and brief reflections from Belgrade.

Stop Trump – definitely! But then what?

Resisting Trump should involve asking the UK government to reconsider its approach to global security alliances.

Global compacts, detention centres, and safe passage: can the world change course on migration?

The tragic spectacle of the past five years has pushed migration to the top of the global policy agenda, but it will take a lot of work to transform that opportunity into substantive change.

Interview: making the global compacts on migrants and refugees worthwhile

Achieving meaningful global compacts on migration and refugees by end-2018 won’t be easy. Learn the challenges ahead from someone involved in the process.

Makhachkala: citizen city

In the capital of Dagestan, a group of citizens has come out to defend a park against a new patriotic museum. So far, they’ve been successful. Русский

Can contemplating death improve the quality of life?

Deep reflective thought about death can bring us closer to self-compassion and concern for the well-being of others.

¿Fin del ciclo hegemónico americano?

La presidencia de Trump podría acabar teniendo efectos polarizantes a nivel nacional, pero efectos despolarizantes a nivel internacional. English

Mining in South Africa: radical resistance

The oppression and exploitation of mining communities means that even within our democracy, the legacy of the apartheid and colonial era mining regimes continues.

Trade union building in Myanmar

Basically all unions demand a stronger sanctioning capacity for the Arbitration Council.

The day Britain died: Brexit, Trump and Scottish independence

The Article 50 vote meant the end of Britain as we know it. Everyone needs to come to terms with what that means.