26.05.2021
No Time for Castles: From Closed to Open Democracy

For proponents of deliberative democracy, today’s representative regimes offer nothing more than illusion.

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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.

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26.05.2021
Backs Against the Wall: Bringing the Fight Back

Ece Temelkuran warns of the signs of creeping authoritarianism.

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26.05.2021
A State of Disrepair: Democracy in the United Kingdom

The government has exploited cultural issues to the detriment of democratic rights and norms, putting already vulnerable groups further at risk.

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26.05.2021
Turning the Tide

As the movement that politicised the relationship between society and nature in the West, green politics is at the forefront of not just democracy’s defence, but its reinvention.

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05.05.2021
Northern Ireland: The Unhappy Ending Europe’s Story Must Avoid

What does the latest flare-up of tensions in Northern Ireland tell us about progress towards reconciliation?

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30.03.2021
Democracy is the Key to Renewing the EU’s Legitimacy

Are the charges of being undemocratic that are consistently levelled at the European Union justified?

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23.03.2021
Civil Society Must Be at the Heart of a Renewed Transatlantic Solidarity

After four years of chauvinistic rhetoric and isolationist politics, it is time to usher in a new era of vibrant democracy and constructive multilateralism.

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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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