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democracy Tag Archive

The rise of the Spanish right

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Sesha Subramanian discusses the rise of the right wing Vox party in Spain. ...

Why you should vote for… the Green Party

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Owen Lukins discusses the potential benefits of choosing to vote for the Green Party this December. ...

Why you should vote for… the Brexit Party

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Max Habib argues that your general election vote ought to go to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. ...

Why you should vote for… the Conservatives

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Stephen Dawes argues that the Tories are the party most deserving of your vote in the approaching general election. ...

Why you should vote for… the Lib Dems

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Dominic Lee argues that the Liberal Democrats are worth your vote in the upcoming general election. ...

Some assembly required on climate change policy

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There’s an old adage that the American Congress is overly pale, male and stale, a criticism that applies equally to the Houses of Parliament. While this is likely to change...

Is another UK general election a good idea?

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Like a broken record, on 28 October the EU agreed to Boris Johnson’s request for an extension on Brexit negotiations, granting what they have called a “flextension”. Thus,...

Violence after Verdict: the escalated problems in Catalonia after separatist leaders’ trial

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On Monday 14th October, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced leading Catalan politicians and civil activists to between 9 and 13 years in prison. It is with perverse irony that the...

Should no ID mean no vote?

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The Government has recently announced that photographic ID, such as driving licenses or passports will be required when voting at elections. The plans have been proposed on the...

Big Brother is watching you: concerns regarding social media and democracy

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From the app TikTok’s attempts to promote Chinese foreign policy and conduct censorship to Cambridge Analytica’s alleged election interference, and to YouTube’s...