New Internationalist

Democracy

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Democracy has come to life in Parliament Square

The farcical police brutality towards Occupy Democracy is a sign the authorities are running scared, argues Hannah Martin.

Filed in: Activism Democracy England Politics

Angry Pakistanis take to the streets amid vote-rigging claims

But Syed Hamad Ali wonders whether they are ready to call their leaders to account.

Filed in: Democracy Pakistan

Palestinians denied the right to be presumed innocent

Israel is ignoring a basic tenet of a democratic state, argues Raff Piccolo.

Filed in: Democracy Israel Palestine

No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

Filed in: Democracy Thailand

Brazil is on the edge of an 'internationalism revolution'

As the country continues to rise as a global power, encouraging younger generations to embrace an internationalist perspective is crucial, says Adriana De Queiroz.

Filed in: Brazil Democracy Globalization Politics

Occupy, two years on

Jamie Kelsey-Fry reflects on the movement that has united people around the world.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics

Violence against protesters in Sudan leaves hundreds dead

Nahla Mahmoud despairs at the Sudanese government’s failure to take the current unrest seriously.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Sudan

Roadblocked for justice

No ifs, no buts, no legal aid cuts – proposed changes are provoking civil disobedience, reports Lydia James.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Poverty United Kingdom

‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Politics

Fancy some direct action? Join UK Uncut at HSBC

Jamie Kelsey-Fry argues that Britain is slowly becoming a country of activists as anti-austerity group challenges tax avoidance on the high street. 

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics Society United Kingdom

Australia: fresh hope in heading off conservative politics

Kevin Rudd is back as Labor leader, pushing Prime Minister Julia Gillard out of the driving seat. Brian Loffler reflects on what this could mean for the Left.

Filed in: Australia Democracy Politics

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