Post Tagged with: "democracy"

Israel: A Democratic State?

Israel: A Democratic State?

When applying a thin concept of democracy in the spirit of Robert Dahl, strong arguments point into the direction that Israel does not constitute a democratic polity.

Brexit Populism: To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

Brexit Populism: To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the UK, British democracy has – alongside political developments in the United States – reached a tipping point.

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.

Hatred and Fear: Bolsonaro and the Return of Irrational Politics

Hatred and Fear: Bolsonaro and the Return of Irrational Politics

Brazil is yet another case of liberal politics deteriorating into the fetid morass of hatred, fear, baseless accusations and prosecutions against those seen as enemies.

Improving Democracy for the Future: Why Democracy Can Handle Climate Change

Improving Democracy for the Future: Why Democracy Can Handle Climate Change

The path lies not in suspending democracy but improving it: create better democracies with the capacity for collective action and a commitment to ecological values.

Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring

Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring

Structural and demographic factors have been favoured as explanations for the Arab Spring, but more careful analysis and research points to the impact of national elites.

Interview – Abbey Steele

Interview – Abbey Steele

Abbey Steele talks to us about the Colombian conflict, forms of displacement, the practice of ‘subcontracted state-building’, her fieldwork in Colombia and women in IR.

Review – The Left Case Against the EU

Review – The Left Case Against the EU

An important contribution to the left debate over the European Union that mercilessly shatters many of the arguments presented by ‘remain and reform’ advocates.

Mechanisms Behind Diffusion of Democracy in the Pearl River Delta Region

Mechanisms Behind Diffusion of Democracy in the Pearl River Delta Region

Despite their limited resources, promoters of democracy in Hong Kong and Taiwan may still have a democratising impact on some sections of Mainland China’s society.

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

Under the Maduro political regime, democracy has deteriorated. Negotiations excluding the US seems to be the way to prevent more social chaos and political instability.

Review – Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Review – Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Susskind’s account is compelling in terms of its capacity to characterise the coming of the digital lifeworld and to suggest how we can reinvent politics within it.

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