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Claire Provost

Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of openDemocracy 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice. Previously she worked at the Guardian and was a fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of London, Goldsmiths. Find her on Twitter: @claireprovost.

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A Message for Texas: Women Are Tougher Than Right-Wing Legislators

Did a little bird tell you that women are obedient and law-abiding, and always do what they’re told? It’s time to shoot that bird.

Claire Provost ·


US Isolated at 'Failed' Anti-Abortion Summit in Nairobi

Conservative protests against global development conference in Kenya fail to draw crowds, or derail commitments.

Nandini Archer ·


The American dark money behind Europe's far right

From Britain to Hungary to Italy, the far right is on the rise. openDemocracy investigations over the past year have revealed the vital role of US Christian conservatives

Mary Fitzgerald ·


A Trump-Linked Super PAC Is Trying to Push Europe’s Voters to the Far Right

An undercover investigation by openDemocracy reveals “explosive” evidence of “extraordinary coordination” between a controversial Madrid campaign group and far-right parties across Europe.

Adam Ramsay ·


Trump-Linked Christian Fundamentalists Are Pouring Dark Money Into Europe, Boosting the Far Right

The rise of far-right movements in Europe aligns with a significant increase over the last five years in spending by Christian groups here in the United States

Claire Provost ·

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