‘Accountability Frontliners’: Citizen Monitors are on the Frontlines of the Pandemic Too

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De “la accountability” y la rendición de cuentas al “control democrático de lo público” en América Latina

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From the Imported Term “Accountability” to Democratic Public Control in Latin America

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The Media as an Ally in the Fight Against Tax Privileges

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La lucha mediática contra los privilegios fiscales

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Defensor/a: un término que se refiere a las y los defensores indígenas de derechos comunitarios de la salud en Guatemala

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Defensor/a: A Term to Refer to Indigenous Health Rights Defenders in Guatemala

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The Responsible Use of Authority and Power with the Spirit of Ubuntu: The Msoro Chiefdom in Zambia

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The Oromo Gadaa System and its Accountability Values

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The Corporate Accountability Paradox

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