20.10.2021
The End of the Babiš Era? The Czech Republic Between Past and Future

Adéla Jurečková examines the results of the parliamentary elections and the ongoing political crisis in the Czech Republic.

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06.10.2021
What Youth-Led Movements Teach Us About Democracy

Jasmine Lorenzini explains how young people are getting involved in politics and challenging the norms of participation today.

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28.09.2021
More Than Numbers: Building a Feminist Democracy

Karen Celis and Sarah Childs argue that if we are to make our democracies more equal and more representative, we need a multifaceted approach.

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07.09.2021
Czech Greens: Campaigning to Win the Argument

With the Czech elections around the corner, Green party co-chair Michal Berg explains how the Greens hope to shape the debate.

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26.05.2021
Thinking Ecological Democracy with Benoît Lechat

Jonathan Piron discusses Benoît Lechat’s contribution to ecological thinking about democracy.

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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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09.03.2021
The Conference on the Future of Europe: Sparking Hope for EU Democracy?

The Conference on the Future of Europe can kickstart the constitutional development of the EU if citizens are heard.

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26.08.2020
The Political Dilemma of Climate Engineering

Geoengineering proposals are already influencing plans to combat climate change more than we realise. But with such high stakes, a public debate is urgently needed.

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19.06.2019
Less Fear, More Participation

How one area of Brussels is opening up city government with participatory democracy and driving forward the green transition.

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05.10.2016
Responding to Brexit: Creating a European Foundational Assembly

Brexit was a wakeup call that something about the EU’s relationship to its citizens needs to change. Forcing more integration would push people away – instead, giving citizens a say and a stake in the EU’s future through regional citizen assemblies may be a path towards a truly representative and interactive EU.

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