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The four presentations covered a wide range of topics, but were unified by a common quest: 'What structural changes are needed to make a nation?'. Mohammed stressed the importance of a stable and representative party system, which are a natural defence against militaristic intrusions. Maame shed light over the dichotomy between customs and customary laws in postcolonial countries, which put individuals under conflicting requests and create the semblance of an absence of the rule of law. Catherine envisions an education system that meets the needs of those who demand it. Finally, Athol invited us to consider actors which usually escape justice responsibility in a capitalist system: corporations and their shareholders.

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