What does civil disobedience mean? What are the types of civil disobedience? Why do people do it? What are the effects? Illustration through 12 examples over two centuries and four continents.
Civil liberties are natural rights inherent to every citizen which protects them from tyranny by the state. The degree to which these liberties are enjoyed by people is an important indicator of the quality of a given country’s democracy.
LGBT is an umbrella term capturing anyone who is non-heterosexual or non-cisgender. There are many definitions of sexual orientation to describe a person’s ways of relating sexually to others, beyond the binary of homosexual or heterosexual.
Irregular migrants and asylum seekers held at the Medininkai Foreigners' Registration Center live in de facto detention, a new report finds.
What is the European Commission, how does it work, and what are its powers? Here’s a closer look at one of Europe’s most important and powerful bodies.
One of liberal democracy’s most coveted tenets, freedom of assembly and its protection is at the forefront of civil rights movements worldwide. However, like many others, this civil right is not always fully supported or guaranteed by our governments.
The EU is entrusted with ensuring that contributions from citizens are used for citizens. But what happens when those funds disappear into the pockets of corrupt politicians and businesses?
"Solidarity" is commonly seen as the basis for a stable society. Yet, at the same time, there is always talk of a crisis of solidarity in the public debate. So what is solidarity and how is it doing?
What is the rule of law? When, how and why was it created? What are its principles? What are the most implicating factors of it? How does it affect us?
The European Union may not be the perfect example of democracy, but it is indeed a democratic regime, and one that deserves our moral support.