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🦋 How do we translate the meaning of democracy across cultural divides?

October 15, 2021

Rome under assault: Italian fascism rears its ugly head

October 15, 2021

🦋 Democracy preserves dignity, a means to an end, not an end itself

October 14, 2021

Medical science as a model for research on democracy

October 14, 2021

🦋 A democratic philosophy for democracy’s data mountain? 

October 8, 2021
October 7, 2021

Religion still counts at the ballot box – and that won’t change any time soon

Raul Gomez choice in Western Europe. To understand this, argues Raul Gomez, we need to look at how parties mobilised religion in the past, and how that still lingers among voters today Read more
October 6, 2021

Expropriation of property-owning companies: how Berliners are fighting the housing crisis

Adrian Kreutz The people of Berlin recently voted to expropriate property-owning companies and bring them back under public ownership. However, argues Adrian Kreutz, while the people have insisted on their right to housing, implementation of the referendum result remains uncertain Read more
October 5, 2021

'Women are not interested, nor are the voters'. The lack of female politicians on the eve of the Czech parliamentary election

Šárka Homfray Gender equality experts and the general public have criticised the lack of female political representation in the Czech Republic. Despite these criticisms, Czech political parties still aren't presenting many female candidates in the forthcoming parliamentary election. Read more
October 4, 2021

🦋 Not deliberating about democracies is a deadly trap

Patricia Roberts-Miller Responding to Jean-Paul Gagnon’s blog on the science of democracy, Patricia Roberts-Miller recalls 'Thucydides' trap' to explain the dangers of forcing one meaning of democracy over others, as happened during the Athenian Empire. Silencing other democracies harms people through wars overseas and suppression at home. And it can, in turn, ruin those very democracies that are doing the silencing Read more
October 1, 2021

People with a civic European identity are more likely to support EU cohesion policy

Nicholas Charron Citizens across Europe identify with Europe in different ways. Those with a civic conception of what it means to ‘be European’ are more supportive of sharing resources across borders. Those that identify with Europe based on religion are much more sceptical, write Nicholas Charron and Monika Bauhr Read more

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