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19.06.2017
Greens in Government: A Headache for Internal Party Organisation

Being in government entails a swathe of singular and testing challenges that Greens have to be prepared for.

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12.05.2017
Investing in an Open Society – Why Autocrats Have Declared War on George Soros

Why is Hungary’s President Viktor Orbán cracking down on projects funded by Soros?

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09.05.2017
What is Needed is a Progressive Vision of National Sovereignty

Rather than letting the Right monopolise the idea of national sovereignty, the Left must construct a progressive vision of it and centre it in their politics.

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11.04.2017
Finland Takes a Giant Green Leap

Finland’s municipal elections on 8th April saw the Finnish Green party win an unprecedented 12.4 per cent of votes across the country and right-wing and populist parties take a beating.

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06.04.2017
Cause for Concern: Why We Shouldn’t Feel Relieved After the Dutch Elections

Despite the expressions of relieved euphoria after the Dutch elections, there is little to celebrate.

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03.04.2017
Who will press the reset button first: Turkey or the EU?

The upcoming referendum in Turkey might give President Erdogan even greater power, threatening democratic rights in the country.

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01.04.2017
When Security Means Silence: States of Emergency and Political Protest

The democratic right to political protest faces a two-fold threat: a broadened definition of terrorism alongside an increasingly militarised form of policing, justified by a state of perpetual emergency.

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01.04.2017
The Categorical Mistake of “Looking for an Answer to National Populism”

In the face of rising national populism, rather than seeking to combat these forces on their own terms, Green and progressive politicians can instead turn to a far more effective rhetorical tool.

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28.03.2017
The Other People

Erica Meijers unpacks the concept of ‘the people’ at the heart of populist movement’s message, and argues that a look at its theological roots can help to understand and subvert it.

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15.03.2017
Neoliberalism Has Eviscerated the Fabric of Social Life

Are we witnessing a crisis of liberal democracy? Wendy Brown is interviewed on the insecurities of neoliberalism and globalisation.

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