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Turkey After June 23

In our previous article, published before the March 31 municipal elections, we noted that local elections in Turkey are important political campaigns that have a serious impact on the country’s...

Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the majority. According to the latest list of the Working Group on Political Prisoners, 49 out...

Rising Salaries, a Changing Budget, and Unanswered Questions

On June 18, Azerbaijan’s president issued 17 different orders increasing salaries. One of those orders is related to an increase in the minimum wage. In accordance with the order, as...

Justice, Primitive and Modern: Dispute Resolution in Anarchist and State Societies

One of the main difficulties of anarchists today is to explain how stateless societies will deal with wrongdoers: what will be the dispute resolution procedure of anarchist societies, and who...

Məna və bildirim haqqında (III Hissə)

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Rethinking National Narratives in the Age of Global History; Mahammad Amin Rasulzadeh and the Iranian Connection

The beginning of the 20th century was an eventful time for three neighboring imperial powers as the Russian Revolution of 1905, the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906, and the Young...

Rising Salaries, a Changing Budget, and Unanswered Questions

On June 18, Azerbaijan’s president issued 17 different orders increasing salaries. One of those orders is related to an increase in the minimum wage. In accordance with the order, as...

Can the Development Model of Circular Economics Save Us From the Economic and Environmental Crisis?

We definitely live in the anthropocene. That is to say that due to steady economic growth, nature is subject to human domination and influence, resulting in global climate change, as...

Reform Debates: What Real Reforms Look Like? 

The topic of reform has been a theme of official propaganda for the last four years. It seems that it will remain a priority of the government's information policy for...

Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the majority. According to the latest list of the Working Group on Political Prisoners, 49 out...

A History of Political Shiism in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

  Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu In recent years, Shiite religious groups have become important players in socio-political life in Azerbaijan. At the same time, political Shiism is becoming more...

A Response to Murad İsmayilov's Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

In an opinion concerning the recent radicalization of Muslims and the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Murad Ismayilov makes a number of unsubstantiated assumptions...

SOCIETY
Disempowered and Unfinanced Azerbaijani Municipalities

In 8 months Azerbaijan will hold municipal elections. However, the Azeri public shows no interest...

OTHER
Argumentum ad Ignorantiam: Use of...

More than 17 years have passed since the order of July 18, 2001 on the...

RELIGION
Contradiction of Form and Content...

In August 2014 the government of Azerbaijan took, at first sight, a seemingly strange initiative...

ECONOMY
The Exchange Rate Policies of...

Periodically in the international press, there are heated debates about international currency wars. Countries accuse...

SOCIETY
Məna və bildirim haqqında (II...

   

ECONOMY
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Economic Relations in...

  Azerbaijan’s Foreign Economic Relations in 2018 (January-September)   Contents 1. Amendments to Legislation on...

SOCIETY
(Azerbaijani) Azov böhranı

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SOCIETY
Importance of Utopias

In Azerbaijan, many new and especially liberal ideas are ridiculed by the general public as...

ECONOMY
Azerbaijani Banks in 2018 (from...

  Azerbaijani Banks in 2018 (from January through September)   Contents   Introduction Changes in...

SOCIETY
Democracy or Epistocracy? A Choice...

In the previous article named Importance of Voter Competence in Democracy, I discussed the dangers...

SOCIETY
(Azerbaijani) İmmanuel Kant: Aydınlanma Nədir?

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ECONOMY
Why does Azerbaijan’s score on...

The Open Budget Survey 2017 full report that includes 115 countries across the world was...

OTHER
(Azerbaijani) Periklin qəbirüstü nitqi

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RELIGION
Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the...

OTHER
Turkey After June 23

In our previous article, published before the March 31 municipal elections, we noted that local...