Q+A: Does democracy have a dark side?

Q+A: Does democracy have a dark side?

Democracy the idea of governing of, for and by the people is a long-exhausted principle, particularly in places like the United States and New Zealand. However, Michael Mann suggests that democracy may also have a dark side. Mann suggests that majorities can and do...
What are the root causes of genocide? 🔊

What are the root causes of genocide? 🔊

What are the root causes of genocide? What do historical genocides have in common? How does small-scale violence against targeted groups become genocidal? And what we can learn from the three forgotten genocides? Maria Armoudian chairs a live panel on genocide...
What have we learned from past genocides? 🔊

What have we learned from past genocides? 🔊

Scholars of genocide have identified nearly three-dozen situations around the world that could be considered pre-genocidal. These are states that could attempt to annihilate their ethnic and religious minorities. What have we learned from past genocides, including the...