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Emperor Akihito’s recent statement to the Japanese nation had been anticipated for some time, but it was nonetheless a startling moment. Akihito refrained from uttering the “a-word”, but the message was clear: he wants to abdicate.
At this time of year around 7,000 newly graduated junior doctors are starting their first full time medical jobs – and thousands of other junior doctors will also be beginning new rotations in new areas of medicine, as their relentless training continues.
This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network.The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century.
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A new multidisciplinary network aims to understand the changing face of nationalism in an increasingly diverse Europe.
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