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Civil Liberties

All of us like to think of ourselves as true champions of civil rights and civil liberties And yet, if we’re honest, we recognize that there are reasonable people of goodwill who disagree with us about some important rights and liberties issues. And they too regard themselves as champions of civil rights and liberties. Most …

Citizen Engagement: A Game Changer for Development | WBGx on edX | Course About Video

Citizen Engagement: A Game Changer for Development | WBGx on edX | Course About Video

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: Recent events have shown us that the relationship between government and its citizens is often broken. From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, citizens worldwide are mobilizing, calling for greater openness, accountability and responsiveness from their governments. In many developing countries, people are seeking a deeper engagement in public life than …