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LGBTQ vote can keep far-right forces at bay in the forthcoming EP election

May 21, 2024

🌊 Sweden Democrats reveal their genderphobia

March 25, 2024

♀️ Why a gender-balanced parliament is no guarantee of equality

March 5, 2024

🎭 Selfie activism: from cruel categories to presentist identities

November 22, 2023

🎭 Black, Queer, Trans, Disabled Lives Matter! Empowering identities to transform democracy

November 14, 2023
November 9, 2023

Heteronormative policies in India and Switzerland

Anukriti Dixit The family is the first gatekeeper of conservative regimes. Now, more than ever, such regimes are gaining political mileage in the global North and global South. Anukriti Dixit explores the violence of heteronormativity and its related fundamentalist ideals through two social phenomena: the recent rise of ‘honour killing’ of queer persons in India and the rise of violence against queer and trans people in Switzerland Read more
November 7, 2023

🎭 How capitalism co-opted difference and why we need to take it back

Olimpia Burchiellaro We are living in a new era of diversity-friendly corporations. These corporations are co-opting difference to wash over the violences of capitalism. Olimpia Burchiellaro argues that only by reconnecting identity struggles to questions of economic justice will we engender democratic transformations Read more
October 27, 2023

🔮 Back to the future of populism?

David Arter Looking back should be the future direction of populism research, insists David Arter, who holds that political scientists would benefit from using a longer lens when viewing the genealogy of the populist party family Read more
September 27, 2023

Poland's polarisation: Kaczyński, Tusk, and the shifting conflict

Piotr Marczyński Neither Poland's government nor its opposition has a straightforward path toward an electoral majority. Meanwhile, personal conflict between Jarosław Kaczyński and Donald Tusk dominates the news cycle. Piotr Marczyński argues this configuration reflects the shallow roots of the Polish party system, with axes of polarisation gradually realigning along ideological lines Read more
August 30, 2023

Polarisation on the rise: European gender and migrant inclusion compared

Markus Thiel The inclusion of social minorities is contingent on civic activism and government policies that become more polarised as well as volatile in times of crises. Markus Thiel, Ernesto Fiocchetto and Jeffrey Maslanik delve into the state of inclusion policies throughout Europe Read more

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