Republicanism brings into sharp focus an articulation of common
freedoms strived for under extremely varying political conditions, in different
times and places, with the shared commonality of facing unequal odds.
The sharp irruption of Podemos
in Spain was seen with fear by the establishment, and they went after him. The
same can happen to Corbyn if he does not take into account what happened in
La fulgurante ascensión de Podemos en España fue vista por el estalishment como una amenaza, y fueron a por Juan Carlos Monedero. Lo mismo le puede pasar a Corbyn si no tiene presente lo que pasó en España. English.
If David Cameron's EU referendum gamble fails and the UK votes 'no', what then for Scotland? Will it be smooth sailing to being an independent country in the European Union or tough battles with London and Brussels?
Jeremy Corbyn's Working with Women policy document has been well received by feminists, but the silence on the intersectionality of religious fundamentalism
and women’s oppression, and on prostitution, raises questions.
The "Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation" exhibition at the British Museum leads
to the overarching question of who is authorised and best equipped to tell the
story of the artefacts displayed, and on whose terms.
Feminists must reject mainstream austerity rhetoric and challenge politicians to adopt an alternative 'Plan F' to bring about equality between women and men on the basis of a caring and sustainable economy.
On July 3-4, the LSE will
jointly host a seminar with openDemocracy on the impact of the
movements in the squares from 2011 onwards. Do they contribute to the
democratic renewal of our democracies and if so how? A conversation.