Participants during the Opening of the Fourteenth Edition of the Geneva Model United Nations ( GIMUN ). 18 March 2013. Photo by Jean-Marc Ferré
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For better societies, we need to teach the basics of citizenship

What are the key ingredients of citizenship in a democracy? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum has one answer: the provision of liberal education, emphasising critical thought and creativity, and not just a production line of ‘technical machines’ for the global market. For early 20th-century American educator John Dewey, this ‘liberal education’ is at its best when it… Read article ›