Bishnu N. Mohapatra

Bishnu N. Mohapatra formerly taught at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and headed the Governance Portfolio of the New Delhi office of the Ford Foundation. He is a well-known Indian poet who writes in Oriya

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    Introduction to a global conversation
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    There is no ‘finished product democracy’. How should democracy or self-rule be explained and evaluated today? It requires respect for the democracy of knowledge. Introducing a global conversation into the public domain

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    The Democracy Manifesto: Re-imagining Democracy in Our Time
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    What is The Democracy Manifesto? A global conversation involving academics, civil society and social movement activists from Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America, has set out a credo for our fast-moving times, followed by responses from four of the participants as they continue their conversation in the public domain.

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    Introducing the Democracy Manifesto and a global conversation
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    There is no ‘finished product democracy’. How should democracy or self-rule be explained and evaluated today? It requires respect for the democracy of knowledge. A global conversation held at three international meetings, involving academics, civil society and social movement activists from Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America, has issued in a Democracy Manifesto for our fast-moving times. We publish initial responses from participants each day this week to continue this conversation in the public domain.

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