Archive: Opinion

Pablo Hasél: a thorn in the side of the Spanish state

Opinion

23.02.2021

Daily protests have been occurring in Spain, calling for the liberation of rapper Pablo Hasél who has been critical of the Spanish state and police.

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A vaccine apartheid is unfolding across the globe

Opinion

22.02.2021

The COVID-19 vaccine should be a public good -- but instead, a global vaccine apartheid is unfolding. 

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Greece: entrenched sexism is under the spotlight

Opinion

10.02.2021

Sailing olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou came forward with allegations of rape by a senior executive of the Hellenic Sailing Federation.

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The EU is undermining citizens’ right to privacy

Opinion

5.02.2021

The EU's recent proposals on encryption threaten to establish "a front door" to encrypted digital communications.

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The virus of antisemitism

Opinion

27.01.2021

As the remaining eye witnesses of the Holocaust grow fewer in numbers, Holocaust deniers are taking up space in the public sphere.

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Identity, solidarity and DiEM25

Opinion

23.01.2021

At a time when divisions are wreaking havoc amongst progressives, we have an opportunity to use our differences to foster solidarity.

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The self and other in a globalised world

Opinion

22.01.2021

Mental health is routinely described in individualist terms. But how is psychological well-being possible in societies which are unhealthy?

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How to revive the environmental protest

Opinion

19.01.2021

Environmental movements must recognise that without a concrete opposition at the heart of our political system, their actions will remain ineffective.

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The state of our unions in the UK

Opinion

15.01.2021

Amidst Brexit and COVID-19, our unions are more important than ever in order to fight 'fire and rehire' schemes and eroding worker protections.

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