Archive: Member-contributed (English)

Help us stop a retail giant destroying our city

23.12.2020

The El Corte Inglés mega-project threatens to put Porto’s small shopkeepers out of business, cause congestion and destroy a historical landmark.

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The Holberg Debate: Is global stability a pipe dream?

17.12.2020

Amidst a global pandemic, economic instability, persistent armed conflicts and the climate crisis, Varoufakis calls for tackling systemic threats.

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Donald Trump may be gone, but misinformation is here to stay

Opinion

14.12.2020

With stronger digital rights for users, we as a society can build and profit rather than remain exploited serfs tilling the digital landscape.

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Law and disorder: The case of Julian Assange

10.12.2020

The conviction of Julian Assange would signify a new dystopian landscape in which all investigative journalism risks prosecution.

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Grenfell public inquiry sheds light on unethical practices at construction firms

Opinion

24.11.2020

Materials used in refurbishing the Grenfell Tower in 2016 are now known to have contributed to the fire, which claimed 72 lives.

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Why are the Labour Party turning their back on the Green Industrial Revolution?

Opinion

20.11.2020

Labour’s ‘Green Recovery’ report is a quivering withdrawal from Labour’s 2019 manifesto pledge to deliver a Green Industrial Revolution.

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Protestors in Portugal: “The city is for those who live in it, not for profit”

18.11.2020

DiEM25 members participated in a protest in Lisbon in collaboration with Acção pela Habitação on the lack of access to decent housing.

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Message from Brian Eno on the US Presidential Election result

11.11.2020

I’m relieved at the election result but not ecstatic: 70 million people voted for Trump after probably the most disastrous four years in US history!

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Fighting words: Attention to language in an age of extremes

Opinion

10.11.2020

In this period of austerity for the many and socialism for the few, the language of 'winners and losers' has displaced that of masters and slaves.

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