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The process is an ass!

Rushed decisions, disproportionate sentences and collective punishments mean the post-riots legal process is on shaky ground, argues Peter Speller.

Filed in: Democracy Law

Eyes to the far right

Extremists have been making inroads across Europe with a sanitized version of some very dirty politics. K Biswas looks into the heart of the beast.

Filed in: Austria Democracy Denmark France Netherlands Race Sweden

The best influence money can buy - the 10 Worst Corporate Lobbyists

Dirty cash and dirty tricks – our rogues’ gallery of lobbyists who get governments to dance to their tune.

Filed in: Corporations Democracy

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In the halls of shame

Who shapes the policies and laws that govern us? If you think the answer is ‘our elected politicians’, read on. Vanessa Baird examines the secretive but expanding power of corporate lobbying.

Filed in: Corporations Democracy

Belarus elections

Voters face a Hobson’s choice.

Filed in: Belarus Democracy

We need to bust the pendulum, not see how it swings!

Our new columnist Mark Engler considers the impact of the US midterm elections.

Filed in: Democracy United States

Interview with Robert Fisk: we preach democracy yet befriend dictators

We only have ourselves to blame for the Middle East’s cynicism, says Robert Fisk.

Filed in: Democracy Middle East

We don't really have a democracy

Tony Benn, Caroline Lucas MP and Agent Bristly Pioneer reflect on this year’s UK election

Filed in: Democracy

The beauty of Big Democracy

Vanessa Baird celebrates the joys of disenchantment and the birth of hope.

Filed in: Democracy

Let us not find revolutionaries where there are none

Kenyan journalist, Mukoma Wa Ngugi, makes a plea for a genuine people-based democratic movement in Kenya.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya

US loves democracy

America’s love affair with universal democracy is not quite as it seems, according to regular NI contributor, Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Democracy

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