Arab, Spring, Egypt, Satire, Protest

Looking Back On The Arab Spring

May 6, 2017 Daniel J. Levy 0

Much has been written about the Arab Spring since 2011, when it seemed possible that democracy might just prevail over dictatorship and authoritarianism across the Middle East. However, Bassem Youssef’s “Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring” is the


Can Honduras Finally Have Democracy?

April 24, 2017 Pamela Machado 0

The upcoming presidential election in November is an empty democratic act, which merely serves to legitimise the dominance of supreme forces ruling the whole of Central America behind states’ institutions. There is an unhappy past haunting the people of Honduras. Eight

Western, Democracy,

Is Western Civilisation Worth Saving?

February 14, 2017 Emile Yusupoff 1

Perhaps the defining feature of political discourse in the 21st century is the spectre of the decline and possible pending fall of Western civilisation. Whether it be the purported threat of Islamisation by a million migrants, the stirring of the


When Democracy Threatens…Democracy

November 24, 2016 George Suchett-Kaye 0

I published the following post on a French website, Agoravox, which at first glance, seemed rather like the present one. I wanted to share my views on the dangers of tampering with proven democratic systems, to a French audience. The

Brexit and Nationalism

Brexit and a Tale of ​Two Liberalisms (Part 2)

October 12, 2016 Will Lane 0

This Is part two of a three-part series exploring the ideas of Liberal Nationalism in the context of the Brexit debate, and how and why the author sees Liberal nationalism as the best solution to the rise of Far-right nationalism