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Is the European Union damaging to democratic rights?

Anti-poverty campaigner John Hilary and politics professor Carlos Closa go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Democracy European Union

Occupy London goes to court

On 19 December Occupy London went to court for the beginning of their eviction proceedings and scored some early points, reports Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Finance Politics Wealth

Fraud, rebellion and the decline of Putinism

Allegations of ballot stuffing in this year’s Duma elections have sparked the biggest protests in Russia in almost two decades. Andrew Bowman investigates.

Filed in: Democracy Russia

Business as usual: Peru’s new president leaps to the right

By pushing forward a hotly contested mining project and enacting a state of emergency, Ollanta Humala’s presidency is off to a worrying start.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Mining Peru

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Egypt’s unfinished revolution

Stefan Simanowitz reports on the mood surrounding the elections in Cairo.

Filed in: Democracy Egypt

Fortnum & Mason convictions are unacceptable assault on protest

The guilty-by-association verdict for 10 Uncut activists is straight-up intimidation, says defendent Pete Speller.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Law United Kingdom

A Greek tragi-farce

Katerina Kitidi looks back over the recent political twists and turns that have beleaguered Greece.

Filed in: Debt Democracy Economics Finance Greece Politics

Hallelujah for Occupy London!

The appearance of Reverend Billy and his megaphone breathed some holy fire into the London campers, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Ethical Consumerism Finance Human Rights Poverty Wealth

Tunisia votes: the medicine of democracy

Three good doctors have helped to put Tunisia’s body-politic firmly on the road to recovery, says Larbi Sadiki.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Social Change Tunisia

The occupation will not be astroturfed

Leaking, spin, and triangulation has no place in Occupy London, says Lisa Ansell

Filed in: Activism Democracy Finance Politics United Kingdom

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