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The Collapse of Egypt’s Civil Society – Ethics, transparency, and ‘governmental NGOs’

If the Egyptian uprising of January 25th 2011 was about reclaiming space for the people, the last 18 months has been about the state taking it back. And then some. Along with reductions on the media and freedom of speech, … Continue reading

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Targets – Or how Greenpeace used the public to pressure Lego to hurt Shell

¬†On October 9th 2014, Lego finally succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace to end its marketing contract¬†with Oil company Shell. The straw that broke the camel’s back was this video – ‘Everything’s NOT awesome’, a Greenpeace remake of a song featured … Continue reading

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