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08.03.2017

Domestic service and social protection in Latin America

The political goal of the women’s movement for equality goes hand in hand with the workers’ movement for rights. In celebration of this message, we feature the first in a series of contributions this month on care work and domestic worker’s rights in regions of the world where FES works


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07.03.2017

Fair Homes, Fair Society

An op-ed contribution on the domestic workers’ rights situation in Asia, reminds us the political goal of the international women’s movement for equality goes hand in hand with the workers’ movement for rights.


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27.02.2017

What’s the future of progressive responses to conflicts?

On the peace and security matters that marked the past year, the challenges that remain and a future of a social-democratic approach


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26.02.2017

Every war has to end

In Afghanistan lack of a popular definition of ‘peace’ has weakened negotiators and politicians advocating for a peace process, and emboldened the hawks, writes the former FES resident director in Kabul


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26.02.2017

Bringing security policy back to the public debate

Crises are heating up around the world, above all internally, yet security policy is almost absent from public debate


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22.02.2017

Colombia: a detour to peace

After the rejection of the first peace accord, renegotiations led to a new agreement between the government and the FARC in Colombia where FES continues to promote sustainable peace


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17.02.2017

Brothers in Arms

Let not Brexit put asunder what must be joined together in defending Europe


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07.02.2017

All bark but no bite?

Israel’s new law retroactively legalises Israeli settlers’ use of private Palestinian land. Palestinians remain to be convinced that the international community’s harsh words will be followed by appropriate action.


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30.01.2017

Institutions alone cannot guarantee democracy

Political education can establish the preconditions under which solidarity can develop in a best-case scenario but to boost solidarity we need to stake out other paths


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23.01.2017

I don’t feel any restrictions

Brexit in 2016 brought into sharp relief the cleavage among voters along generational lines. So how do young people feel about Brexit and the alleged dominance of the EU in their country?


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