Is it democracy if there is nobody to vote for who represents your views?
The recent polarization of public opinion on major societal issues has seen a rise in dogmatic thinking and failure of discourse. The psychology of cult behaviour can give valuable insight into why people are drawn to ideologies and what can be done to open the public debate.
What is it that makes a society truly free – and what can we do that it remains that way?
Why different values matter when people make political arguments
The Arab Spring promised liberation from entrenched authocrats – how has Egypt fared since 2011?