The Netherlands, a mere 10
years behind the UK, seems eager to catch up. Twin pressures of
authoritarianism from above and neoliberalism from below make it necessary to
develop the democratic alternative put forward by the movement for a new
The motives of many young would-be jihadists are childlike—the
appeal of becoming ‘super-heroes’ to fill an existential void. The author meets a comic book writer aiming to lead them in a different direction.
Croatia's "Fresh Start" scheme may provide an option that not only stimulates growth, but directly and immediately benefits those with little responsibility for the current economic crisis: the poorest.
Why is it that the homeland always rejects its most erudite children? Latefa Guemar pays tribute to the feminist writer remembered for her intellectual honesty and unflinching
stance against Algerian patriarchy, even from beyond its borders.
It is our role, as citizens, to scrutinise
measures taken in the name of our security and ask, once and for all, for
evidenced-based policies: there
are no such things as depoliticised and neutral counter-terrorism strategies.
El objetivo principal de Podemos es aglutinar una amplia
mayoría, lo que en la práctica significa poner en pie un partido de clases
medias que deje atrás el eje Derecha/Izquierda y ocupe la centralidad política. English.
goal of Podemos is to marshal an ample majority, which means in practice to build
a middle-class party, and to give up the traditional Left/Right axis for a
position of centrality. Español.
China, nearly all the states in Asia make use of the trappings of democracy,
such as elections, parliaments, and the separation of powers. A new report examines
the future of democracy in Asia in the next 15 years.
While the English language is gifted with many great poets, William Blake was alone in writing so simply, and so powerfully, and so unforgettably. Now a new exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum is celebrating his visual and literary work in tandem.