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 out of solutions to defend the individual privacy of its citizens?
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 rising inequality in the majority of developing countries, the cause for mass...
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 conference with trade unions from Asia and Global Union Federations captures how...
Riding the Silk Road – Discord and cooperation along the maritime route
China’s Belt and Road Initiative has stirred up diverging responses along its route in South Asia and the Horn of Africa. A photo story from a regional workshop captures possible avenues to reconcile them.
Is socially inclusive and ecologically sustainable progress in Latin America attainable?
Two regional projects by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and partners in Latin America join forces to shape a new development pathway in a region with most unequal distribution of wealth and income on the planet.