Democracy - Tea Party crosses the Atlantic

Published on 1 November 2010 at 09:09


Tea Party crosses the Atlantic


Will Barack Obama hold out against the reactionary groundswell? The US mid-term elections on 2 November also have a bearing on Europe, where grass-roots anxieties are fuelling the rise of populist parties.



It takes conflict to build a world

Berliner Zeitung

Whether it’s against austerity packages, pension reforms or nuclear waste shipments, protests have overrun the streets of Europe. Has democracy reached the end of the line? No, says futurist Matthias Horx, it’s time for the political establishment to come down off their high horse and accept real participatory democracy.



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