Democratiya was a free quarterly online review of books that aims "stimulate discussion of radical democratic political theory".[1] Sixteen editions were produced from 2005 until a final edition in Autumn 2009. Democratiya merged with Dissent magazine.[2]

EditorAlan Johnson
First issueSummer 2005
Final issueSpring 2009

Democratiya's founding editor was Alan Johnson, a professor in the Department of Social and Psychological Sciences at Edge Hill University in Lancashire, England,[3] and a co-author of the Euston Manifesto.

Democratiya’s topics have ranged over many issues, including those relating to war, human rights, the United Nations, democracy, and the international community.[3]


Global Politics After 9/11: The Democratiya Interviews, Published by The Foreign Policy Centre and Democratiya (London) Edited by Alan Johnson, with preface by Michael Walzer ISBN 1-905833-11-3; This book collects together conversations about the dilemmas of progressive foreign policy after 9/11 published in Democratiya. (Interviews with Paul Berman, Ladan Boroumand, Jean Bethke Elshtain, David Held, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Mary Kaldor, Kanan Makiya, Joshua Muravchik, Martin Shaw, Anne-Marie Slaughter)



  1. ^ "Democratiya". Intute. 4 July 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Democratiya". Dissent Magazine. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Democratiya: a new online journal". Edge Hill University. 2006. Archived from the original on 18 June 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2009.

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