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Media Capture Central European StyleDemocracy

In Central and Eastern Europe, vested interests are increasingly monopolising media and information to cement control and influence over opinions.

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Global Political Action To Protect An Information Space In PerilDemocracy

An interview with the secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders.

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How Orbán Manipulates Markets to Suppress Hungary’s OppositionDemocracy

In Viktor Orbán's self-styled illiberal democracy, power is maintained through patronage and cronyism built around public jobs and EU money.

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A Green Angle on the Need for a Language VaultSociety, Media and Culture

2018 saw records of now-lost languages destroyed by fire in Brazil. Could a global vault prevent a similar disaster from happening again?

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Reshaping Globalisation with A Green Trade StrategyFinance and Economy

Donald Trump's trade wars have triggered a long-overdue discussion on the downsides of international trade. What is the green response?

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The Common Agricultural Policy: Promoting the ‘Polluter Gets Paid’ PrincipleAgriculture

A new investigation exposes how the CAP provides financial incentives for polluting farms to pursue harmful practices.

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EU Ban on Neonics: Too Little, Too LateAgriculture

The most popular – and the most poisonous – insecticides are bringing us to the brink of a pollination crisis as EU legislation falls short.

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Harassing the Poor: Orbán’s Fight Against the HomelessWelfare and Social Issues

Since October 2018, it has been illegal to live in the street in Hungary. Social anthropologist and housing rights activist Tessza Udvarhelyi explains why homeless people are such an easy target for populist politicians, and how the newest measures humiliate those who cannot afford a place to live.

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False FlagDemocracy

A story of internet freedom and activism in a world where the EU's copyright proposals are law, and are enforced to terrifying effect.

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Link Taxes and Upload Filters Will Not Fix the InternetSociety, Media and Culture

An interview with the Pirate MEP on what Article 11 and 13 of the EU's proposed copyright directive could mean for internet freedom.

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