27.04.2018
Promise and Prejudice: When Algorithms Decide

As algorithms take more and more decisions for us, the moral, social, and political consequences of their processes must be examined.

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05.03.2018
Challenging power: #MeToo and women’s rights

Could the #MeToo movement be a springboard to change? A key voice within the European Parliament talks women’s rights and fighting sexism.

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06.02.2018
No legitimacy without public support: human rights in Europe

With civil society organisations increasingly questioned by those in power, NGOs need political representation and popular support.

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19.12.2017
Bypassing Environmental Guarantees for Good: Constitutional Reform in Greece

Could reforms on the horizon in Greece mean the end of environmental protection?

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21.06.2017
Destruction by Deregulation: the Grenfell Tower Fire

In order to make sense of this month’s devastating fire in London, it has to be placed in a context of austerity, deregulation & privatisation.

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16.05.2017
The UK’s Counter-Extremism Agenda: Routine Punishment and Collective Self-Policing

The UK’s counter-terrorism measures include the controversial Prevent strategy – why has it come under fire?

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14.04.2017
In Citizens we Trust: How Street Protests Became the Last Democratic Resort in Romania

Romania’s huge anti-corruption protests are significant for the country and Europe.

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01.04.2017
‘Sweet Dreams and Beautiful Nightmares’: Why Security is a Black and Brown Issue

The term ‘security’ is used as though it were neutral, but in fact it is underpinned by assumptions and prejudice, with some regarded as worthy of protection while ‘others’ are seen as threatening.

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20.11.2016
Monsanto Tribunal – A Step Towards Corporate Accountability

What can a public tribunal do – such as the Monsanto one – to hold global corporations accountable?

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28.10.2016
A Constant Need for Vigilance

Joanna Maycock explains why women’s rights are first in the firing line in times of crisis.

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