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27.03.2018
Surviving the storm: liberal democracy in times of change

A shared republican understanding of democracy could offer a way out from the dead ends of ethnic nationalism and identity politics.

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18.12.2017
Beyond Majority Rule: Electoral Systems for Inclusive Politics

Rethinking how we ask voters what they want could ensure representative government for all and help us create a collaborative political culture.

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24.11.2017
Occupy the Institutions – The Spanish Experience

In Spain, ‘Cities of Change’ are changing the game in municipalities and pioneering citizen involvement – what is their relationship to national forces such as Podemos?

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21.11.2017
The Battle For Belgrade

Belgrade’s waterfront is threatened with a megaproject imposed by the government. Citizens have taken to the streets and mobilised against it, and shown an alternative to this kind of urban development.

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14.11.2017
Don’t Panic About Populism: Greater Threats Abound

Populism is malleable and isn’t the problem. The xenophobic nationalism that underpins certain populist movements is what threatens democracy.

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09.10.2017
Beyond Opposition – How to Break Conservative Rule in Poland

Despite mass protests, Poland’s ruling party retains its popularity and grip on power. How can its dominance be countered?

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03.10.2017
“Let’s Not Leave Emotion to the Populists!”

How is Poland’s ruling party managing to retain popularity despite mass protests, and how can its progressive parties learn to tap into people’s emotions?

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19.09.2017
Poles Apart

Despite provoking huge protests in recent years, Poland’s right-wing government does well in the polls – how can we account for this? Where is its liberal opposition and Brussels going wrong?

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04.09.2017
Germany’s Populists Win Discourses, Not Elections

Is right-wing populism really on its way out – or is it seeping into the mainstream? How can it be countered? An analysis in the wake of the upcoming elections.

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06.07.2017
From Power Sharing to Power Being Shared Out

The precarious equilibrium that exists in Northern Ireland’s politics is set to come under even greater strain as May seeks to form a new government in Westminster.

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