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  • Sovereignty in the 21st Century

    Sovereignty in the 21st Century

    Manel Moya Noguera | | 0
    Some scholars wonder if sovereignty no longer belongs to States because of the existence of supranational and infranational authorities; the British EU withdrawal and the Catalan case are two good examples of the persistence of State sovereignty.
  • Catalan Elections: Independence or Self-Government

    Catalan Elections: Independence or Self-Government

    Manel Moya Noguera | | 0
    After the failed referendum, the Catalan Parliament voted to break away while the Spanish government took control of the regional authorities sacking the PM, dissolving Parliament and calling new elections
  • A new approach to democracy – with old roots

    A new approach to democracy – with old roots

    According to Vandana Shiva we must shift from representative democracy, in which corporations rule, to ‘Earth Democracy’ to deal with our current crises – to end conflict and bring peace. It means including the excluded into our conception of the economy.
  • Brexit, General Election and Legitimacy

    Brexit, General Election and Legitimacy

    Manel Moya Noguera | | 0
    Despite political consequences for May’s leadership, the recent British election is a way to re-legitimise Brexit. Unlike during the 2015 election campaign, the candidates’ plurality of positions on the issue has led to a hung parliament.