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Britian and the undemocratic elements of the EU

Times change. I supported our continuing British membership in the Referendum of 1975, and I voted for the Single European Act in

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Greek elections and Syriza’s role for Europe

This would be a watershed election, even if Greece was not under the limelight. It is the first time in Greece’s postwar

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Why talking to Pegida is necessary

What can be said about the Pegida protests (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the Occident) from a liberal perspective? On

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Occupy Gezi

It feels like a political version of the movie "Groundhog Day": Another country, another occupation, another outpouring of public anger. But what can we expect from the demonstrations in Turkey?

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The Future of Turkish Democracy

The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan had taken a first tentative step towards rapprochement with the demonstrators who filled the streets

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Turkey’s Democratic Resurgence

Turkey’s economy is booming, at least in terms of macro-economic indicators. Over the last ten years of AKP (Justice and Development Party)

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The Taksim Square Protests

As the protests in Turkey continue many observers ask the same question: “who are the protestors and what do they want?”. There

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AKP Rule Under Threat

The demonstrations in Turkey reflect a certain sense of being fed up with the authoritarian tendencies of the government, particularly the prime

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Turkey’s Democratic Deficit

There is an important distinction in describing political systems that most current analyses on Turkey seem to have missed. In majoritarian democracies

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Protests in Taksim Square

Turkey is living through remarkable days which will be long remembered. Many thousands of people have taken to the streets of Istanbul,

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