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27.02.2017

The Maras: when social protection fails, security crumbles

In Central America, FES works to revert a vicious cycle where weak social protection and restrictive immigration policies make criminal street gangs the only imaginable future for youth


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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

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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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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16.01.2017

Political education programs in Kenya: challenges and alternatives

Our guest contribution for the month with considerations on the context of political education in Kenya and the challenges to overcome


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21.12.2016

Pioneers of social democracy

Stories, thoughts and activities in the life of 49 thinkers of social democracy tell the history of social democracy, now also eternalized in typo quotes.


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    Domestic service and social protection in Latin America

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    Fair Homes, Fair Society

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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...

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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

    more

  • 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...

    more

  • 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...

    more

  • 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...

    more

  • 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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  • 11.10.2016

    Afghans embarking on homeward journey amid uncertainty

    Revisiting a contribution by Delawar Jan, we turn back to 2012 and the closing of UNHCR refugee settlements that left 2 million Afghans without their...

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  • 03.10.2016

    A guilty silence

    Restrictive migration policies are not novelty to the Americas. Yet, the dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean can’t be disassociated from the...

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