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Under the Earth (Issue I/2022)

82 % of young people in Cape Verde are disillusioned with democracy

commented by Brígida Morais

On the Cape Verde Islands, many people between the ages of 18 and 35 are dissatisfied with democracy. This loss of confidence in the political system is also ex...

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Make it yourself (Issue IV/2021)

72% of Bolivians want to nationalise lithium production

commented by Adrián Alarcón Sosa

A majority of Bolivians support the government's plan to take control of lithium production and build it up on a large scale. But the plan has yet to bear fruit. 

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The new Poland (Issue III/2021)

80% of Japanese people want to cancel or postpone the Olympic Games*

by Chingli Tor

There is currently an appeal stuck to the windows of a Tokyo hospital that sums it up: “The medical system is on the brink of collapse! For God’s sake, cancel t...

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

53% of Sri Lankans would like to see a stronger focus on dealing with legacies of the civil war*

commented by Dilrukshi Handunnetti

A decade after Sri Lanka’s war came to an end, genuine power sharing between the two main communities, the Sinhalese and Tamils, remains illusive.

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Guilt (Issue II/2019)

69% of Brazilians are opposed to relaxing gun laws*

commented by Albert Steinberger

In January, the Brazilian government relaxed restrictions on the purchase of guns, even though a large part of the population was opposed to the move.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

61% of Mauritians Suffer Due to Consequences of Climate Change*

commented by Mrinal Roy

Climate change has a particular impact on developing island nations like Mauritius.

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

21% of Ukrainians Believe That LGBT Rights Don’t Deserve Legal Protection*

commented by Inga Pylypchuk

At first glance, 21 percent seems like a lot. But the picture is not complete unless one takes into account other numbers too.

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Heroes (Issue II/2018)

78% of Moldavians believe their media is controlled*

commented by Natalia Sergheev

The media are a favourite toy of the Moldovan parties. Many television channels and news portals are openly or covertly linked to parties and the independent press is looked down on. Therefore, it is not surprising that two-thirds of Moldovans are convinced that the press is politically controlled.

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

73% of Indians Trust Narendra Modi*

commented by Shirin Rai

Worldwide there is hardly a head of state who enjoys the lofty approval ratings of acting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But this is hardly a reason to celebrate.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

72 % of young Greeks believe the financial crisis is not yet over*

commented by Babis Papaioannou

The economic crisis in Greece has impacted the young people of the country more than any other group. Since 2009, there have been systematic reductions in the social welfare support available to young people.

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