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26.02.2018

South Africa's dilemma in the Belt and Road Initiative: Losing Africa for China?

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) delivers a final blow to South Africa’s foreign policy claim to be the gateway to the African continent. As China boosts its preferred Silk Road partners, it leaves South Africa at a loss for its very own foreign policy identity—and opens up a murkier future...


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21.02.2018

India is wary of the Chinese engagement with its neighbours

India's wariness towards China's Belt and Road Initiative comes with implications for New Delhi’s engagement with its neighbours. Sushant Singh, a partner of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in India, explains more.


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29.11.2017

High time for a common African policy on China

While China released its first policy positions towards Africa as early as 2006, Africa remains without a common policy on China’s business practices and relationship with the continent.


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27.11.2017

A woman’s view of Europe-Africa relations

Powerful and intimate testimony on the urgent action needed to overcome the conditions holding African populations in glaring poverty, driving those who survive to exodus and exile.


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20.11.2017

Racialization of cities persists in post-apartheid South Africa

South Africa’s cities are still largely divided along the fault lines of class and race, a quarter century after the official end of apartheid. FES spoke to Khanya Bonani, an alumnus of the Fort Hare Autumn School Programme, about the persistent racialization of urban spaces in the country’s cities.


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30.10.2017

German politics and Latin America: What's there in the Bundestag election for the sub-continent?

Former FES Mexico staff, doctoral student and lecturer Zirahuén Villamar analyses the Impact of the German elections for Latin America and Germany’s ‘other’ transatlantic relation.


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29.10.2017

Feminism from memory: Community feminism in Bolivia

A workshop in La Paz on community feminism, movement for political action that questions the definitions and chronology posed by feminist currents arising in the past in Europe and the United States.


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16.10.2017

Is geography destiny? Mexico faces the renegotiation of NAFTA

What is at stake in the renegotiation of NAFTA? So far, the results of the treaty differ as much from free trade's most catastrophic visions as they do from its siren songs.


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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 worker’s union at Starbucks Chile.


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25.09.2017

Yurts, condos and sewage: the particular challenges of urbanization in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) – City planner Sumkhuu Yadam on urban planning as a political activity in the Mongolian context, and the rights of the growing city population


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