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Benjamin R. Barber

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Benjamin R. Barber

Benjamin R. Barber is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos and president of its CivWorld initiative.


News and Features

As Occupy Wall Street goes global, we must define a bold, clear vision going forward. The stakes have never been higher.

A response to Jon Wiener's “Professors Paid by Qaddafi: Providing ‘Positive Public Relations.’ ”


We have increasingly substituted opinion and prejudice for science and reason.

Filling the empty streets and turning pedestrian piazzas into true commons.

The economic crisis requires a radical response--not revved-up consumerism.