Democracy Ever After? Perspectives on Power and Representation
Democracy Ever After? Perspectives on Power and Representation

Between the progressive movements fighting for rights and freedoms and the exclusionary politics of the far right, this edition examines the struggle over democracy and representation in Europe today.

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Green in the Elysée? Pulling off a Long Shot
Green in the Elysée? Pulling off a Long Shot
ENFR
18/06/2021
French politics are honing in on the 2022 presidential election – and there is a way for Greens to stay in the race.
Why Europe is at the Heart of Scotland’s Independence Debate
Why Europe is at the Heart of Scotland’s Independence Debate
EN
16/06/2021
Political positions on Scotland’s relationship with the EU are largely determined by opinions on independence, hampering meaningful debate.
A Cliffhanger for LGBT+ Rights in Estonia
A Cliffhanger for LGBT+ Rights in Estonia
ENet
04/06/2021
A debate over LGBT+ rights became heated as Estonia battled the Covid-19 crisis in 2020. The ruling coalition’s collapse in January 2021 meant that the discussion was suddenly curtailed, and the contentious referendum on the definition of marriage planned for spring cancelled. Where next for the fight for LGBT+ rights now the issue recedes from the spotlight?
Cultivating Meat: A Food Revolution?
EN
14/06/2021
The Green-Left’s Road to Victory in Zagreb
EN
08/06/2021
Gender Justice: Beyond Binaries and Buzzwords
EN
08/06/2021
UK Local Elections: Green Gains Explained
EN
01/06/2021
Automating Bias? The Risks of the EU’s New AI Regulation
EN
20/05/2021
The Pandemic Is Gendered – and so Is Recovery
ENES
19/05/2021
Spotlight on China
Green Transition in China: At What Cost?
Green Transition in China: At What Cost?
China’s action on climate is often touted as decisive and admirable. But its human and environmental costs cannot be ignored.
In Silencing Its People, China Invites Disaster
In Silencing Its People, China Invites Disaster
World-renowned dissident cartoonist Badiucao speaks about his journey, the situation in Hong Kong, and the future of democracy globally.
Where is China Heading on Climate?
Where is China Heading on Climate?
China’s projected image of ambitious climate actor is contradicted by fossil fuel investments abroad and its prioritisation of economic growth.
“When it comes to China, we need to think bigger”
“When it comes to China, we need to think bigger”
The world’s political order is in upheaval. Janka Oertel speaks about the 5G dispute and Germany’s role in formulating a new European China policy.