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18.01.2019
Media Capture Central European Style

In Central and Eastern Europe, vested interests are increasingly monopolising media and information to cement control and influence over opinions.

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11.01.2019
Global Political Action To Protect An Information Space In Peril

An interview with the secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders.

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10.01.2019
How Orbán Manipulates Markets to Suppress Hungary’s Opposition

In Viktor Orbán’s self-styled illiberal democracy, power is maintained through patronage and cronyism built around public jobs and EU money.

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17.12.2018
False Flag

A story of internet freedom and activism in a world where the EU’s copyright proposals are law, and are enforced to terrifying effect.

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06.11.2018
Libertarian Municipalism & Murray Bookchin’s Legacy

Murray Bookchin’s call for a radical democracy based on libertarian municipalism continues to inspire citizens’ movements across the globe.

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17.10.2018
Solidarity and Democracy in the City

Change in Poland today is part of a broader global transformation, and one which sees a deep urban-rural divide. What role can cities play in stopping the authoritarian populist wave?

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26.08.2018
A Korea Re-United?

Green reflections on prospects for prosperity, peace and a brighter future after a visit to North Korea.

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26.07.2018
Dark globalisation: the politics of spectacle

Putin’s Russia is governed by means of political theatre designed to deflect and distract. From ‘us’ vs. ‘them’ foreign policy to anxious masculinity, this politics has spread from Russia to Europe and the United States, corroding democracy on the way.

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26.06.2018
Liberal Democracy’s War with Itself

With authoritarian populism on the rise, liberal democracy in Europe is facing an existential crisis. In this interview, Yascha Mounk, author of The People vs. Democracy, hashes out the conundrum facing democracies old and new.

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23.06.2018
Referendums in Europe: Tool for Civic Engagement or Carnivalesque Prop?

Referendums are often considered the superior form of democratic expression, but how legitimate are they really?

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