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Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

A just, sustainable and democratized energy is on its way

Lisa Nandy’s vision of energy democracy isn’t idealism, argues Sakina Sheikh.

Filed in: Climate Change Democracy Energy

The right not to sing the national anthem

The integrity of individuals should not be questioned if they do not sing the national anthem, argues Chris Brazier.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Religion United Kingdom

Three major hurdles that could make or break Jeremy Corbyn

Britain’s new Labour Party leader has three challenges as he takes the reins, writes Paul Donovan.

Filed in: Democracy Politics United Kingdom

Greece for sale

The selling off of the country’s valuable assets is a blow to democracy, argues Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Democracy Greece

Will Sri Lankan voters bring back Rajapaksa?

The stakes are high for the country in today’s election, writes Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Sri Lanka

Why I will be occupying Parliament Square on Friday

Aisha Dodwell urges everyone to help bring about real democratic change. 

Filed in: Democracy Politics Social Change

Indonesia at a crossroads

Nithin Coca reports on a political battle between government and a respected anti-corruption institution.

Filed in: Democracy Indonesia Politics

People vs corporate power on Global Trade Day

Big business has co-opted democracy, says Morten Thaysen. Join protests across the globe on 18 April.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Trade

Fear and resistance in Tunisia

After recent elections, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod paint a picture of a country in turmoil.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Tunisia

No time for complacency

Amit Singh calls for a real debate on freedom of speech in the West.

Filed in: Democracy Europe France Media

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