10.08.2021
The Romanian Protest Wave: A Path to a New Political Era?

Over the past decades, Romania has seen successive waves of protests calling for deep reforms of the country’s politics in line with principles of democracy and social and environmental justice. The impact of these protests has been pivotal, reshaping the political landscape by leading to the rise of new parties. Raluca Besliu traces the trajectory that has led Romania to the politics it has today and explains why the country, in many ways, remains an outlier in the region.

EN
Read more
26.05.2021
Belarus’s Struggle for Democracy

Pavel Latushka, a key figure in Belarus’s opposition, discusses the movement for democracy with Roderick Kefferpütz.

Read more
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.

EN
Read more
26.05.2021
Backs Against the Wall: Bringing the Fight Back

Ece Temelkuran warns of the signs of creeping authoritarianism.

Read more
04.01.2021
Revolution in Belarus: Surprisingly Female?

Female activists have been at the forefront of protests in Belarus, in marked contrast to the patriarchal culture that has long been entrenched in Belarusian political life.

EN
Read more
30.11.2020
Black Lives Matter in Brexit Britain

Riding on a wave of nostalgia and amnesia, Britain set on a course to leave the EU. Disparities of the pandemic and the anti-racist movement brought home how the imperial past haunts today.

EN
Read more
04.11.2020
Europe’s Blind Spot: The Movement Against Corruption in Bulgaria

The EU may turn a blind eye to attacks on rule of law by the Bulgarian government, but its people are demanding an end to endemic corruption.

EN
Read more
11.09.2020
Politics for Change: Black Lives Matter in Europe

We spoke to the Swedish MEP about democracy, representation and what the wave of protests mean for Europe.

Read more
21.08.2020
Where the Pandemic Leaves the Climate Movement

In this panel interview, three scholars debate how the pandemic has shifted the ground for the green transition.

Read more
10.09.2019
Youth Lead the Way on the Climate Emergency

The eruption of a global youth climate movement has given the fight against climate warming a fresh face. In response to adults’ irresponsibility, children become guardians of humanity’s future.

Read more
  • 1
  • 2

Cookies on our website allow us to deliver better content by enhancing our understanding of what pages are visited. Data from cookies is stored anonymously and only shared with analytics partners in an anonymised form.

Find out more about our use of cookies in our privacy policy.