Posts tagged Democracy
Can the UK Solve Its Political Divide Over Coffee?

Can youth-led solutions solve political divisions in the United Kingdom? One youth-led charity is trying to make that a reality.

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Thought Policing During Election Time

With the European Parliament elections coming up on May 23rd, how do we gather solid and trustworthy information so we can vote wisely? Could disinformation affect the outcomes, like it did in the 2016 US presidential elections? France recently passed a new law to tackle fake news during election time. Opponents warn for Orwellian policies and the undermining of free speech and free media

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One Simple Hack to Take Back the People

Chantal Mouffe pleads for a Left Populism. We find ourselves in a crisis of political participation, in which many citizens have lost trust in parties. How can a Left Populism counter this tide?

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'Artivism' in Europe's Last Dictatorship - A Conversation with Natalia Kaliada

In the echo chamber of the ‘vacuum state’, the Belarus Free Theatre has become a powerful dissenting voice in a society where freedom of expression is virtually stripped of substance.

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Breaking the Silence: The New Media Revolution in Turkey

Erdogan’s crackdown of the free press has grave implications for the rest of Europe. But Turkish journalists are fighting back. Here’s how the media is using technology to reinvent itself in order to survive in one of the world's most press-hostile states.

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