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28.11.2018

Get ready for COP24: Four things to know about a just transition to a sustainable future!

COP24 is the time for governments to act and increase their pledges to prevent global warming ensuring a just transition that leaves no one behind.


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29.10.2018

Reform of skills systems needed in Asia

Policies promoting the digital economy and transformation of manufacturing must incorporate the social and ecological interests, including those of...


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24.09.2018

An ode to what should be done with the SDGs that have begun

How to render the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realistic and feasible.


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30.08.2018

Against right-wing extremism: Films and books for political action

New and noteworthy entries with a critical take on right-wing extremism and violence for your to-be-read-and-watched list


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29.07.2018

Personal data in the public sphere: Is protection possible?

The regulatory capacity of States lags behind the technology of multinational tech giants that handle most of the world’s data. Is each State running...


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#KickItOut: down with discrimination in sports!

Check out our quiz and see how much you know about discrimination in sports!


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28.06.2018

From personal prejudice to political position: where does right-wing extremism come from?

How from nasty little jokes, prejudices can grow to legitimize the myths that underpin discrimination.


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29.05.2018

Book award honours economist attempting new answers to rising inequality

Former World Bank economist Branko Milanovic explains in a book for which he received this year Hans Matthöfer Prize how globalization has led to...


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20.04.2018

Reasserting Union Strength in Asia – Trade Unions in Transformation

Trade union power is often described as fading away under the pressures of globalized markets and closing civic spaces. A photo story from a...


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28.03.2018

Women: A new awakening

Scroll through the first of three parts of "Women: A new awakening", an exhibition of historic campaign posters engaging women, by the Archives of...


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Building alliances for a just energy transition in Asia

How social democrats can promote a social and ecological transformation


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Apocalypse cancelled!

How social democrats can promote a social and ecological transformation


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26.10.2018

Tunisia's new Startup Act – a way out of the economic doldrums?

Tunisia's new Startup Act plans to boost the creation of enterprises in the digital economy.


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20.10.2018

Accelerating Latin America – Between Industry 4.0 and the Post-Wage Society

The struggle for a post-wage society is an accelerationist banner that the Latin American left should embrace.


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19.10.2018

Peoples of the world, look upon this city – Ernst Reuter (1887-1953)

About 70 years ago Ernst Reuter gave what was probably his most famous speech before the Reichstag in Berlin. Berlin's first mayor, Reuter was already...


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27.09.2018

G20: Where does the Global South fit in?

The G20 is a small club of developed and emerging States setting the global economic agenda—how useful can it be for activists in the Global South?


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25.09.2018

Make the United Nations patriotic again? Donald Trump at the General Assembly

In a reshaped multilateral order, democracy on the national and global levels are mutually reinforcing and a reformed, well-resourced and more...


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25.09.2018

Extracting value: Banks, the mining industry and access to justice

The global extractives industry is under increasing pressure to rein in its widespread violations of labour, environmental and human rights.


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30.07.2018

Blowing the whistle for the public interest in the digital age

A proposed law to better protect whistle-blowers is under discussion in the European Union. Can it rebuild the hopes for decentralization and more...


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28.07.2018

The Bibliography on the History of the German Labour Movement is still bright orange

The Library of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung makes available information generated by over 40 years of bibliographical expertise and diligence both online...


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People

27.11.2018

African countries deserve an enhanced climate ambition

Africa expects transparency in climate finance and better access to know-how to better face climate change.


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30.10.2018

Digitalization requires an active and modernized welfare State

States need to better align and orchestrate economic and innovation policies with policies for health, care and the labour market.


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26.10.2018

In Latin America the future of work is already here, and it is only good for some

Workers in Latin America are fighting to make the most of the opportunities and minimize the threats just like many others around the world, but amid the particular economic, social and political context of the region.


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27.09.2018

Mediation of African conflicts needs to be more inclusive of all groups, from armed bandits to women's associations

Effective, locally owned mediation of Africa’s conflicts is key to the continent's peaceful future, but strategies for sustainable success remain elusive


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24.09.2018

SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: What role for Civil Society?

The opportunity remains for civil society organizations to ensure implementation is development-orientated, and facilitates sustainable development, poverty reduction and regional integration.


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23.09.2018

Mandela's labour of love

On occasion of the centenary birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela, a reminder of the revolutionary act we can all adopt to see the social change we seek.


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23.09.2018

"Our generation believes in democracy", Afghan youth activist addresses the UN Security Council

Amidst a merciless war, youth in Afghanistan is paving a future built on interdependence, cooperation and trust with the rest of the world.


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31.07.2018

Politics in the digital society

Digitalization is shifting the way citizens engage in politics. How can we prepare for the coming changes?


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30.07.2018

Reclaiming the digital space: Fighting right-wing extremists online

Right-wing extremist content is surging online, bringing a global internet audience of 4 billion people ever closer to a violent ideology that erodes the values that democratic societies rest on—solidarity, equality and...


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28.06.2018

From personal prejudice to political position: where does right-wing extremism come from?

How from nasty little jokes, prejudices can grow to legitimize the myths that underpin discrimination.


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Reading Picks

30.08.2018

Against right-wing extremism: Films and books for political action

New and noteworthy entries with a critical take on right-wing extremism and violence for your to-be-read-and-watched list


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29.04.2018

Fair Working Conditions for Platform Workers

A new publication explores different possible regulatory approaches at the EU level to ensure fair working conditions in the platform economy


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27.04.2018

Towards a European Labour Authority ― Mandate, Main Tasks and Open Questions

In September 2017, the European Commission proposed the creation of a European Labour Authority. What expectations and advantages are related to its...


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19.03.2018

CUT-Brazil, a trade union centre at the forefront of the feminist struggle

The case of Unified Workers' Central (CUT) implementing gender parity in its decision-making bodies was analyzed by Didice Godinho Delgado for "Trade...


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18.03.2018

The Black Protests have changed Poland

Agnieszka Wisniewska chief editor of the website KrytykaPolityczna.pl ("political critique") explains how these protests have changed the country.


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27.02.2018

Following the Forum: China's Belt and Road Initiative and the EU

A policy brief with recommendations for European policy and decision makers on how to adequately address China’s growing presence through its Belt and...


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14.02.2018

Russian automotive unions score gains despite massive challenges

The case of alternative trade unions challenging transnational automotive companies in Russia was analyzed by Sarah Hinz in a study for the "Trade...


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20.12.2017

On the Use and Abuse of Marxism

We are witnessing an unparalleled Marx renaissance: from the culture pages of bourgeois newspapers to left-wing academics and intellectuals. It...


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15.11.2017

Can union organizing help save Nigeria's textile industry?

Based on a case study by Ismail Bello, this story by "Trade Unions in Transformation," a project by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, presents the case of the...


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17.10.2017

Development Approaches in Latin America: Towards Social-Ecological Transformation

Analysis on the development debate in Latin America and why socially fair and ecologically sustainable transformation is needed in the region.


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