Global Affairs

Activism in lockdown

As measures to contain the spread of coronavirus transform public life, activists are having to alter their forms of protest. With many governments discouraging, or even prohibiting groups from gathering, mass protests are becoming impossible. Political participation, however, may be more necessary than ever. Not quite compatible with social distancing, demonstrations are taking place on Read More…

Current Affairs Opinion

Coronavirus in Hungary: Pandemic or political tool to kill democracy?

Across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has seen the rapid inflation of government power. Executives are seeking to bail out industries and are forcing citizens to follow social distancing measures. In the UK, this has taken the form of banning people from socialising outside their households, while the US is preparing a $2 trillion stimulus Read More…