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About Alen Toplišek

Alen Toplišek is an early-career researcher at Queen Mary University of London where he also teaches on politics and business and management modules. He recently completed his PhD thesis on the crisis of liberal democracy and how the left can respond to it. His field of research includes: populism, anti-politics and depoliticisation, contemporary democratic theory and critical political economy. You can follow him on Twitter: @alentop.

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The Slovenian United Left: from protest to movement, and from movement to party

Overlooked by many in Europe, a quickly growing radical left party in Slovenia is providing an example to movement and party builders across the continent.

#indyref, power and dancing stars

The Scottish referendum introduced much needed chaos and taught people to think about power and politics. We need to bring its spirit to all of the UK.

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