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.

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23.12.2020
Pixelated Truth: Covid-19 and the Battle for Reason

The Coronavirus pandemic has become a battleground, with far-right forces leading the attack and undermining respect for nature, science and reason.

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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.

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09.10.2020
Brazil’s Battle Lines: Fighting for Democracy Amid a Pandemic

As battle lines are drawn, Brazilians face a high death toll, poor access to healthcare, distrust of government and grim future prospects.

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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.

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10.07.2020
In Silencing Its People, China Invites Disaster

World-renowned dissident cartoonist Badiucao speaks about his journey, the current situation in Hong Kong and China, and the future of democracy around the world.

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30.04.2020
Unlimited Powers in the Time of the Pandemic

A new emergency law has granted Prime Minister Viktor Orbán unlimited power to rule by decree. What does this mean for Hungary’s path away from democracy?

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09.04.2020
Budapest Is Using Diplomacy to Fight for Democracy

What are the prospects and challenges for Budapest under green-left leadership?

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25.11.2019
Economic and Social Rights Are Not Egalitarian

Human rights and neoliberalism both rose to prominence in the last decades of the 20th century, but what is the relationship between the two?

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04.10.2019
Defeating Orbán’s Hybrid Regime

The Hungarian opposition has finally managed to stand united against the governing party at the October municipal election. Two analysts consider risks and opportunities for challenging Viktor Orbán’s ‘hybrid regime’ and democratising the country.

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