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"If a poor child cannot come to the education, then education must go to him."

Interview with Sachin Joshi, pioneering educationalist from India, at the World Forum for Democracy 2016.

Sachin Joshi
17 November 2016
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Sachin Joshi is a pioneering education activist in India. At the World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, he tells us about Education on Wheels - a bus that travels to remote slums complete with library, laboratory, computers and teaching tools, as well his experimental democratic school near Mumbai.

openDemocracy is at this year's World Forum for Democracy, exploring the relationship between education and democracy with a youth newsroom. More here.

Peter Geoghegan: dark money and dirty politics

Democracy is in crisis and unaccountable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Peter Geoghegan’s new book, ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’, charts how secretive money, lobbying and data has warped our democracy.

How has dark money bought our politics? What can be done to change the system?

Join us for a journey through a shadowy world of dark money and disinformation stretching from Westminster to Washington, and far beyond.

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In conversation:

Peter Geoghegan Dark Money Investigations editor at openDemocracy and the author of ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’.

Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy.

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