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What is the AfD and does it pose a threat?

For decades, far-right parties in Germany, unlike their counterparts in neighbouring France or Austria, struggled to enter the political mainstream. However the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has finally broken that trend with its performance...
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Colombia’s Bonanza Marimbera: A bygone era of Caribbean drug smuggling

Abandoned boats serve as a lingering reminder of the ‘Bonanza Marimbera’, an era of drug-smuggling that brought violence and organised crime – along with vast wealth – to Colombia’s arid northern coastline. A short walk...
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If the EU is to stay the same, things need to change

Last week, Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, delivered his annual 'State of the European Union' speech. Despite his attempts to stir up greater political enthusiasm across the union, it remains mostly an...
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Is 80 the new 40? Berlusconi returns – again

In a typically sweltering Italian summer, one of the hottest talking points this August was the return of Italy’s prime political headline-grabber, Silvio Berlusconi. Convicted of tax fraud in 2013, banned from holding public...
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The Great Repeal Bill caps a bad week for British democracy

Although overshadowed in the media by Hurricane Irma and another North Korean missile flight over Japan, this week has been a tumultuous one for British democracy. MPs have sat until past midnight on several...

The Siemens Case: How Russia uses Western companies

On 4 August, the EU, on Berlin's initiative, added three more citizens of Russia and three companies to its sanctions list, due to a breach of the Russian Ministry of Energy’s agreement with German...

Why the indigenous land struggle is key to advancing environmental justice for all

Imagine that your survival depended on defending the right to live where you are standing right now. At any moment, the government could decide to start extracting oil or constructing a highway, exactly where your...

Chelsea – Qarabag FK: A match made in the USSR

Today's Champions League group stage tie between Chelsea and Qarabag FK, of Azerbaijan, is unlikely to produce any surprises. The English champions' experienced side of superstars, playing at home, is likely to prove too...

Reclaiming “fascist”: the regime that really deserves the term

In 1944, with the Second World War raging around him, George Orwell authored a little known essay entitled “What is fascism?” “If you examine the press,” he writes, “you will find that there is almost...
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The right and left divide in India: Does it exist?

The right/left divide, just like the terms right and left, have not always existed. In fact, they are recent terminologies developed during the French Revolution, where those in favour of changing the system of...

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The end of ‘pacification’: What next for Rio de Janeiro’s favelas?

On 26 April, Rio de Janeiro’s Federal Intervention Committee decided to close half of the state’s 38 Police Pacification Units (UPPs). Rio's UPPs were a...
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Does the decline of local journalism threaten British Democracy?

In the United Kingdom local journalism is in trouble. Since 2005 more than 200 local papers have closed and the number of regional journalists...

Can the Iraq election help break the cycle of violence?

A common Iraqi saying goes: ‘the bad is behind us and the worst is yet to come.’ This adage has developed from the cyclical...