The Listening Post

Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent revisited

A Listening Post special marking 30 years since the publication of Manufacturing Consent and its relevance today.

Witness

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC

Three young activists put everything on the line to change the political future of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

UpFront

Emmanuel Macron's empty liberalism

Why Emmanuel Macron's brand of centrist liberalism is undermining French democracy.

Emmanuel Macron's empty liberalism

Talk to Al Jazeera

Michelle Bachelet: External Khashoggi investigation needed

The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the backlash against democracy, Khashoggi and war in Syria and Yemen.

UpFront

Are 'identity politics' really a threat to democracy?

We ask Francis Fukuyama why he thinks that Black Lives Matter and ISIL are manifestations of the same problem.

 Are 'identity politics' really a threat to democracy?

UpFront

Do the Houthis have a plan for peace in Yemen?

We challenge the Houthi-backed Yemeni FM Hisham Sharaf, and speak to Francis Fukuyama about 'identity politics'.

Do the Houthis have a plan for peace in Yemen?

Talk to Al Jazeera

Joseph Wu: Taiwan is a model of democracy

Insight into Taiwan's election results, living in China's shadow and the difficult job of selling Taiwan overseas.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plead not guilty

Three leading campaigners on trial over their involvement in the 2014 Umbrella Movement calling for political reform.

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plead not guilty

Opinion

Dissent in Morocco: From Abraham Serfaty to Nasser Zefzafi

Morocco's protest movements have changed over the past 60 years, but the regime's repressive ways have not.

Mohamed Daadaoui

by Mohamed Daadaoui

Mohamed Daadaoui

Opinion

Malaysia and Indonesia are bucking the global trend on democracy

Across the world, democracy is in retreat, but that's not the case in Southeast Asia's two biggest Muslim countries.

Max Walden

by Max Walden

Max Walden

Opinion

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

Mu Sochua

by Mu Sochua

Mu Sochua

UpFront

Is Brazil's democracy under threat?

We discuss the rise of controversial presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and whether he threatens Brazil's democracy.

Is Brazil's democracy under threat?

Opinion

How the EU's principled pragmatism sows strife in the Middle East

By trading values for stability the EU is actually creating instability, and countless casualties like Jamal Khashoggi.

Jeremy Wildeman

by Jeremy Wildeman
- Emile Badarin

Jeremy Wildeman

Donald Trump

Noah Bookbinder Q&A: Is Trump violating the US Constitution?

Government watchdog CREW's executive director discusses the emoluments lawsuits and Trump's many conflicts of interest.

UpFront

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?

We debate whether another referendum would be undemocratic, and what the consequences of a 'no deal' would look like.

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?