26.05.2021
Hannah Arendt: The Political Animal in the 21st Century

Hannah Arendt’s work can shed light on the reinvigoration of democracy at a time of corroded trust in political institutions, an emboldened far right, and ecological breakdown.

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26.05.2021
Promised Lands in Manfredonia: Environmental Justice Is About Democracy

A photo essay by Sofia Cherici and Federico Ambrosini tells the story of how, for one Italian town, democracy is an ongoing struggle for justice and self-determination.

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26.05.2021
Citizens’ Assemblies Won’t Save Us

Citizens’ assemblies will not be a silver bullet for the climate crisis.

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26.05.2021
No Time for Castles: From Closed to Open Democracy

For proponents of deliberative democracy, today’s representative regimes offer nothing more than illusion.

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26.05.2021
Democracy in the Pandemic: The State of Play

Avoiding alarmism and complacency, these infographics show us how democracies have coped under crisis.

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26.05.2021
Feminist Finland: From Representation to Equality

Silja Kudel asks how far women’s participation in politics has taken Finland on the road to an equal society.

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26.05.2021
There Is Life in the Party Yet

An interview on the critical infrastructure on which our democracies are built and its transformation.

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26.05.2021
Defining Democracy for a Sovereign Europe

Shahin Vallée and Franziska Brantner debate European democracy, transnational politics, and the meaning of sovereignty.

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26.05.2021
Turning the Tide

As the movement that politicised the relationship between society and nature in the West, green politics is at the forefront of not just democracy’s defence, but its reinvention.

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30.03.2021
Democracy is the Key to Renewing the EU’s Legitimacy

Are the charges of being undemocratic that are consistently levelled at the European Union justified?

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