Tag: democracy

revolutionary reflections | reformasi dikorupsi: Indonesia under Jokowi

Indonesia's increasingly authoritarian populist president Jokowi begins his second term confronted by a new generation radicalised by militarism, agrarian dispossession, environmental destruction and corruption.

US Presidential election: following the money

As commentators pick over the results from Super Tuesday, Kim Moody walks us through the labyrinth of a US electoral system built on distrust of mass democracy.

Challenging a rigged system

Katherine Hearst organised voter registration drives in the lead up to the 2017 and 2019 General Elections. But here she argues that active voter suppression is just one symptom of a rigged system.

Hong Kong: opportunities for the movement

A new union organisation drive in Hong Kong might hold the key to breaking the deadlock, argues Colin Sparks.