Democracy

I’m proud that Britain is known as “TERF Island”

Deflecting ourselves from our own traditions is exactly what terrorists want

Abiy Ahmed has joined the long list of Africa’s “democrats” who became dictators

Consultations on statue removal have blatantly ignored public opinion

The world needs to rekindle its democratic alliances to counter China’s growing techno-authoritarian power

The internet democratised speech but with the new Online Safety Bill, politicians and the media are trying to put the genie back in the bottle

The President of Poland celebrates 230 years of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth’s Constitution of 3 May 1791

Weekly pressers from Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs have turned into festivals of hostility towards the countries caught in the Kremlin’s crosshairs — why?

The strength of Jordan’s Hashemite monarchy is a precious thing — and one which only gets its due in rare moments of turmoil

The response to the political plight of Navalny has demonstrated that many civil rights organisations are neither principled nor brave