Post Tagged with: "authoritarianism"

Interview – Christian Davies

Interview – Christian Davies

Journalist Christian Davies talks to us about the current situation in Poland, Poland and Hungary’s relations with the EU, and some of the challenges facing journalists.

Politics, Poetry and Ezra Pound

Politics, Poetry and Ezra Pound

One of the many ‘luminous details’ ushering Ezra Pound’s admirers behind a politics borne from grief into balladries of transcendence.

Narratives, Emotions, and the Contestations of the Liberal Order

Narratives, Emotions, and the Contestations of the Liberal Order

Scholars should look at narratives in order to explore developments in world politics and because they might make them mindful of the nature of their own narratives.

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

The authors tackle the ethical issues surrounding humanitarian intervention and the principles of sovereignty and non-intervention – from two competing standpoints.

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Marina Povitkina discusses her PhD research on democracy and its effect on environmental performance, as well as the Paris Agreement, green policies and island nations.

Image by Brittany Hogan

The Path to Authoritarianism: How do we get there?!

Authoritarian regimes are assessed through their use of judiciaries to give legitimacy to autocratic rule, reinforcing the importance of the separation of powers doctrine

Image by Matt Johnson

Trump’s Dream and Tocqueville’s Nightmare

The current erosion of agency amongst citizens in the U.S. is bringing us closer than ever to Tocqueville’s cautions of the path to despotism

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Can the concept of “Authoritarian Difussion” explain the unsuccessful spread of the colour revolution and the repressive measures that illiberal regimes have taken after?

Balkan Schrodinger’s Cat: The Case of Macedonian Democracy

Balkan Schrodinger’s Cat: The Case of Macedonian Democracy

Urgent reforms on systemic rule of law issues and the restoration of freedom of expression need to occur in order to determine the future of Macedonian democracy.

Conservative Authoritarianism in Turkey

Conservative Authoritarianism in Turkey

Erdogan stands against intellectuals or elites in Turkey because these groups are identified as a ‘possible enemy’ for the lower classes, who support Erdogan/the AKP.

A Critical Contribution to Academic Freedom in Turkey

A Critical Contribution to Academic Freedom in Turkey

The majority of academics seem to fail to understand the relationship between the pressure on academic freedom and the neoliberal-conservative pressure on the labour force.

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