Liberal Democracy

The Political Grounding of American Christianity

Tony Sobrado | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK
Tony Sobrado

In a stunningly ironic way it is the political equivalent of survival of the fittest that seeks shelter under a religious cannon. The religious Americans have there ultimate dream cake and eat it: the pre-eminence of self-regard on this earth is the right thing to do for yourself, others and God and as a consequence you are spiritually rewarded for it in the afterlife.

This Should Have Been the Year When Azerbaijan Stepped Forward and Opened Up

Helen Goodman | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics
Helen Goodman

This year should have been the year when Azerbaijan stepped forward and opened up. Unfortunately the opposite seems to have happened with authorities clamping down even more aggressively on journalists and critics of the regime.

Islamists and Democracy

Tam Hussein | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

The biggest mistake would be to treat all Islamists as one monolithic whole.