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Glastonbury 2015 Review

29.06.2015

Glastonbury 2015 Review

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Our editor Max Tholl went to this year’s Glastonbury festival. Here are his highlights: read more

The EU as a Capital Markets Union (CMU)?

13.06.2015

One Phrase To Rule Them All

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The buzz about the Capital Markets Union (CMU), declared “flagship initiative” of the Juncker Commission, illustrates the parlous power of words. read more

Education as a Social Movement

11.06.2015

Confronting Caplitalism: Revolutionary Education

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Sustaining an alternative to neoliberal ideology requires organization, and organization requires revolutionary education. read more

Two Views of European Integration

10.06.2015

Secession or Solidarity?

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The European Union is a project designed to minimize the effects of borders between member states. This goal is threatened, however, by growing separatist pushes to create new borders. read more

The Polish Political Stage

27.05.2015

Left to Their Own Devices

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The result of the presidential election has given half the country a massive hangover. With the parliamentary elections only five months away, the tectonic plates across the Polish political stage are in motion again. read more

Robespierre and Charlie Hebdo

19.05.2015

Je Suis Robespierre

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This year’s terror attacks in Paris have resurrected public discourse old French ideas: liberté, égalité, and fraternité. Following the anniversary of Robespierre’s birth, Karthick Ram Manoharan revisits his ideas in contemporary context. read more

Assassinations in Mozambique

05.05.2015

Je Suis Cistac

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The assassination of Mozambique’s Gilles Cistac is the latest in a series of politically motivated murders. It highlights the need for better free speech protections in a country that receives nearly half a billion dollars in foreign aid. read more

Checks and Balances for the Financial Industry

20.04.2015

Is There a Check to Financial Capitalism?

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A system of checks and balances is vital in a healthy democracy. Does the lack of checks in global financial capitalism threaten it? read more

Michael Cockerell on Inside the Commons

17.04.2015

Inside the Commons

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For his new documentary series “Inside the Commons”, journalist Michael Cockerell was granted unprecedented, unrestricted access to film day-to-day activity in the House of Commons. Here’s what he saw. read more

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