Democracy

Interview – Laurence Payot

E-International Relations • Dec 18 2019 • Features
Artist Laurence Payot talks about her projects gathering stories from refugees and displaced people across the UK, identity, and the ways art can influence politics.

Interview – Ieong Meng U

E-International Relations • Dec 4 2019 • Features
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

E-International Relations • Nov 25 2019 • Features
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

E-International Relations • Nov 17 2019 • Features
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

Vanessa Braga Matijascic • Oct 30 2019 • Features
Avi Lewis' documentary demonstrates how a Salvadorian community are overcoming violent conflict, prioritising their relationship with nature and participatory democracy.

Israel: A Democratic State?

Martin Beck • Aug 25 2019 • Articles
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

Hartmut Behr • Aug 8 2019 • Articles
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

E-International Relations • Jul 30 2019 • Features
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

Rafael R. Ioris and Andre Pagliarini • Jul 29 2019 • Articles
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.

Review – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Richard Sakwa • Jul 23 2019 • Features
Richard Sakwa argues this is a strange book that attempts to defend the liberal order but demonstrates similar failings to other books within the New Cold War literature.

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