is an online platform for political education. We do online courses, podcasts, webinars, trainings for trainers, and study trips for young people.

The project aims to promote media literacy and knowledge of democracy, human rights, civil society, and it aims to foster youth empowerment and participation. We strengthen local initiatives and build a translocal network of trainers. We are based in Berlin and Kyiv.

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2022

Conspiracy 101

In this section, we have gathered the materials that accompanied citizen+ online course “Conspiracy 101” dedicated to the origins of the conspiracy theories, as well as effective tools to tackle conspiracy narratives  through fact-checking. In the text publications and videos, researchers and journalists discuss specific cultural and political features, freedom of expression and critical thinking in Ukrainian, German and Russian society.

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2020

Democracy Basics

What does “democracy” mean? Is it an ideal that a society can try to get as close as possible? Or can a constitution and elections guarantee a democracy to stay? Which role do media and civil society play? And how can one participate in a democracy?

In this section, we have collected reading materials and animation videos from citizen+ online course “Democracy basics.”   

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Conspiracy 101

Why do people tend to believe in conspiracy theories and propaganda?

In today’s realities of uncertainty and lack of stability, people are constantly confronted with various conspiracy explanations for events. But why does one believe conspiracy theories?
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Ukrainian History

Tanya Pyankova: The Age of the Red Ants

Book reading and public discussion of the book “The Age of Red Ants” on the memory and the consequences of Holodomor by Tanya Pyankova, Vasyl Kuzan, Dr. Lidia Zessin-Jurek.
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Conspiracy 101

Conspiracy theories and propaganda

Conspiracy theories and their place in contemporary propaganda and the media. An interview with Ilya Yablokov
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Conspiracy 101

A brief history of conspiracy theories: from antiquity to the present times

Shadow government, reptilians, Illuminati, Elders of Zion – a brief video of the origins of the most popular conspiracy theories.
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Conspiracy 101

The Russian state propaganda and conspiracy theories in its service

How conspiracy narratives became the most effective tool of state propaganda in Russia?
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Conspiracy 101

Pandemic of conspiracy in the era of Covid-19

Covid-19 pandemic has become a centre of attraction for all sorts of conspiracy theories. What reasons and consequences did it have?
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Conspiracy 101

“The Protocols of the Elders of Zion”

Are the Russian authorities involved in the spread of an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory?

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