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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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23.01.2017

BREXIT, GREXIT, FREXIT ... GERMEXIT? – A dystopia

Who never wanted to foresee what the future holds for us? Against the background of last year’s events, read this short – and gloomy – glimpse into one version of the future.


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20.01.2017

“Latin America’s Left had deep differences when it came to democratic participation”

Interview with Yanina Welp on the realities that influenced the implementation of participatory policies in Latin America. At the very core is a nuanced understanding of “progressive,” the range of functional institutions for citizen participation, the different trends at local and state level and...


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28.11.2016

When the right is left and the left is not right.

The Latin-American lefts have adopted an uncritical discourse that has closed doors to basic social experiences and disabled discussion spaces in which feminism had and still has a lot to say.


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21.11.2016

New flagship study is out: "What young women want"

A broad data base brings new insights on expectations by young women in Germany about family policy and gender equality


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14.11.2016

The left and feminism, contemporary landmarks

The article looks at landmark events in recent years that have reactivated an evaluation of the encounter between the various lefts in the political spectrum and the increasingly plural feminisms.


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12.10.2016

Between euphoria and rejection

Attacks on refugee homes, applause for refugees as they arrive and right-wing populist parties on a roll. In Germany, the refugee issue provokes all kinds of different reactions. The general mood has also changed.


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