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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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27.02.2018

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...


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29.11.2017

More unity and solidarity: Two things we need for migration governance in Africa

Current measures to govern labour migration are inadequate for countries suffering from long-standing development gaps and governance deficits.


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30.10.2017

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...


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28.09.2017

Jakarta: an adventure in urban planning

Jakarta (Indonesia) - A city that earned its nickname after a malodorous fruit, Jakarta may hold long-term lessons for the growing numbers of...


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28.07.2017

Shaping migration – justly and globally!

Ten messages sealed on postcards are part of a campaign by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to promote a vision for the future where migration and mobility...


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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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19.07.2018

Riding the wave: Technology for change in Myanmar

In Myanmar, one innovation group is working to help digital consumers and startups make the most of the rapid digitalization sweeping the country, and...


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18.07.2018

Historical German Social Democratic Press Online

The digital edition of Vorwärts now has company. With the additional titles Freiheit, Der Sozialdemokrat and Neue Vorwärts, the Library of...


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28.06.2018

Football, xenophobia, racism, discrimination and a few more things

The effective excess of narratives in male football ruled out the possibility of having a female story altogether—and even excluded it.


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People

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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30.05.2018

The Global Compact for Migration must promote decent work for all

The Global Compact for Migration is an opportunity for states to improve how they engage with migrant populations, but some states are advancing anti-worker and anti-migrant recommendations.


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29.05.2018

Democratic local representation can support just distribution of wealth and income across Tunisia

Austerity measures in Tunisia undermine the possibility of rebuilding trust in the state and with it also lasting solutions to fight inequality and regional disparities in the country.


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Reading Picks

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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15.10.2017

The rookie union that took on the coffee behemoth and won: The case of Starbucks Chile

Based on a case study by Felipe Labra, this story by the FES project "Trade Unions in Transformation" presents the case of power resources in the...


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29.09.2017

Street vendors in India: From invisibility to centre stage

Based on a case study by authors Arbind Singh and Sachin Kumar, this story narrates the fight by street vendors in India successfully organizing for...


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08.09.2017

Who owns the city?

The battle for progressive cities in Asia


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16.08.2017

Youth share reading picks and we stacked it for you

Timely and poignant non-fiction oldies, politically charged fiction and memoirs, here are 20 suggestions for your TBR list by youth from the...


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26.07.2017

Are the Multilateral Organizations Fighting Inequality? 2017 Financial Impact Report Executive Summary

International institutions are still not playing their key role in ensuring that we reverse the current disastrous trends in inequality, and allow all...


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06.07.2017

The G20 Compact with Africa is unsuitable for African low-income countries

The G20 Africa partnership draws on a financial and economic framework for reforms that can’t address the main challenges for countries on the...


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19.06.2017

World Wide Web of equal freedom?

How digitalisation can be steeped in the values of a humane society


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17.06.2017

The future of work in Asia – How can India create livelihoods in the digital age?

“Despite being an investors’ darling, India’s employment generation track record has been disappointing”


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