Articles from Open Democracy

Brexit means…more arms dealing to human rights abusers

The UK has a long and inglorious history of political and military support for dictatorships. Ministerial statements suggest Brexit will make it even worse.

Automation can set us free - but if mismanaged it will leave our democracy in peril

We must start planing now to ensure democracy thrives in the information and network age.

According to the think-tank IPPR, a third of the UK’s annual pay and 44% of jobs are under threat from automation. This translates to £290 billion and 13.7 million jobs, with low paid jobs most at risk.

The guilt, dignity and pedagogy of shamelessness

For centuries, Europe’s Christians
have shut Jews behind ghetto walls. Now, Polish Christians intend to shut the
voice of Jewish suffering into a ghetto of silence behind a legal wall.