Post Tagged with: "democracy"

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Interview – Ieong Meng U

Ieong Meng U considers the challenges for Macau and its foreign relations, the development of Macau and Hong Kong, as well as the changes in the Umbrella Movement.

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Christian Lequesne discusses European Union politics, the role and current challenges faced by diplomats, French diplomacy post-Brexit and the method of observation.

Interview – Sarah Wolff

Interview – Sarah Wolff

Sarah Wolff discusses her research on the role of secularism and religion in EU foreign policy, EU migration policy, and the links between academia and policy-making.

Review – Keepers of the Future: La Coordinadora of El Salvador

Review – Keepers of the Future: La Coordinadora of El Salvador

Avi Lewis’ documentary demonstrates how a Salvadorian community are overcoming violent conflict, prioritising their relationship with nature and participatory 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.

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