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Six countries. Six different paths to EU integration.
The secretive EU-US trade deal explained
A lost work by a great poet has much to say about the state of politics today.
In seeking a One Party Britain, David
Cameron sowed the seeds not for a united nation, but a divided one. A sign that
Britain’s ‘Left Behind’ are now beginning to have their voices heard.
People dısagree over whether
drinking or eating during holy month is a crime, but when police devote more time to this than actual crimes, what or who
do they serve?
Egypt's media welcomed,
unabashedly, the Turkish military coup; prematurely hailing Erdogan’s
To single out the mistreatment of Copts and the failure of the state to protect them, as a “Coptic issue”, is a wrong diagnosis of the problem.
The Tory party has been in bed with the City for a century. It is not
beyond belief to suppose that Cameron’s goal was always Leave while apparently
Evidence on the use of secret detention by Ukraine’s security services requires further investigation from the authorities.
PP and PSOE have an advantage. They are tied to the history of the country, and there is a popular imagination behind them. Podemos, on the other hand, is trying to create something new.
Could this be a win-win situation for
Erdoğan and the AKP: able to enhance their power while reinstating their organic relationship
with the people?
Should he stay or should he go? When it comes to the president, it's the subject of heated debate in Burundi, Congo, DR Congo and Rwanda.
According to the opinion polls, a majority of Brazilians seem inclined to think that the presidential change marks the beginning of a new phase for the country. Español Português
In a deregulated financial market, Sir Philip Green's plundering of BHS is the rule, not the exception.
Women and youth were at the forefront of Bahrain's uprising in February 2011, and are at the heart of the ensuing movement for radical change.
What is causing the youth of Poland to mobilise so strongly in the name of nationalism and xenophobia?
Britain should abandon Hinkley Point and invest in storage.
The implementation of the EU-Turkey deal helps restore order to liberal
markets and the political economy. The
results of the deal are entirely to the detriment of the migrants affected. Who gains?
Developing a sound analysis of the causes
of the financial crisis, and of solutions to the crisis is essential to
attracting widespread public support for a transformation of the economy.
Activism around the Labour leadership election has been too quick to abandon the truth.
“To go to a referendum was curious…
the UK has a regime of representative government that works to ensure that
popular concerns have only limited impact on the conduct of government.”
The Colombia case shows international courts do impact local peace-making, but in ways more subtle and nuanced than commonly claimed. A contribution to openGlobalRights debate on the ICC. Español
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