Allowing EU member states to move in different directions and at different speeds is precisely the wrong way to address the differing concerns of Europeans living in different countries - and it seems an odd way to unite them behind a single way forward for the continent.
has fostered – theoretically – better informed
participatory processes. Ideological checking apps, which allow citizens to contrast and better understand electoral
programs, are enriching traditional
processes, such as holding elections. Español Português
The question of Western Sahara has
been in a stalemate since 1976, but with Morocco joining the
African Union, the new leadership of Polisario, and the escalation in El Guergarate region, is there room for renewed negotiations?
'Rethinking the BBC': an oD book on the future of public media
'Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century', published by openDemocracy and Commonwealth Publishing, brings together industry insiders and outsiders, cultural figures, academics and activists, to not only provide fresh analyses, but concrete proposals towards a public media fit for the future. Read it for free here.
Mediterranean journeys in hope seeks to humanise the debates on migration and question the delineation of refugees from other migrants by taking 'hope', a basic pathway for survival in the context of human mobility, as our starting point. Our aim is to reposition human rights as legal and political priorities, and to open a space for treating human mobility as both a symptom and a feature of global and regional geopolitics. Read on...