Articles from Open Democracy

Elections diminish democracy in India!

It was not always like that. Those tracking the progress of
democracy in India should interview political activists above 90 years of age.

A People's Vote without a referendum

There is an alternative way of
"letting the people decide" on an issue where MPs seem incapable of
agreeing a coherent policy. The Greeks had a word for it: democracy.

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Governing England in the wake of Brexit

English Brexit voters may have voted not so much for the return of Empire, but for greater attention to England as the only stateless nation in the UK.

The blueprint for dismantling the NHS

Nostalgia won't save the NHS from the encroachment of market forces - only a broad-based mass movement can do that.