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Sydney Democracy Network

The Cherry Blossom Uprising: Monitory Democracy in Korea

Korea's "Cherry Blossom Uprising" has a deep significance to democracy, writes Professor John Keane. "It points to the need to redefine democracy ... and...

Democracy and populism

We’re witnessing the rise of populist leaders around the globe. John Keane, Professor of Politics and co-founder and director of the Sydney Democracy Network...

Trump, the wannabe king rulilng by ‘Twiat’

Just weeks after his inauguration as US president, it is clear that Donald Trump is making a further bold claim on power, one that...

Europe’s “multi-morbidity”. Interview with Claus Offe

“Our times resemble the 1920s”, says Claus Offe. “We’re witnessing the accumulation of various crises that are rapidly putting the whole European project under...

Podemos: Caught Between The Battle Lines of Spanish Politics

Podemos has shaken up Spanish politics in ways unimaginable when it was created in early 2014. Other political parties and the media have been...

Post-Truth Politics and The Italian Referendum

Recent weeks have seen an increasing global media panic centred around the Italian Referendum vote. The main argument, spread with great effectiveness across the...

A New Politics of Time

There’s a widespread belief that actually existing democracies are in the grip of a fast-paced world dominated by breaking news and all things instant....

ABC Big Ideas – Are We Facing The New 1930S?

Across Europe, the US and Asia right-wing political parties have created what Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, termed “galloping populism.” Movements like...

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