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21.03.2017
Privatised Risks, Omnipresent Dangers

As security risks dominate the ‘West’, the main beneficiaries are private companies who promise to protect us from “known knowns, known unknowns & unknown unknowns”.

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15.03.2017
Neoliberalism Has Eviscerated the Fabric of Social Life

Are we witnessing a crisis of liberal democracy? Wendy Brown is interviewed on the insecurities of neoliberalism and globalisation.

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28.02.2017
“Our World Can be Different if We Are Not Indifferent”

Inspiration from beyond Europe, from Rajagopal, renowned Indian activist who is planning a protest walk from Delhi to Geneva.

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29.09.2016
Brexit: a scene from the Anthropocene

Slightly over two months ago, the ‘Brexit’ vote took place, leaving a lot of us in horror, lethargy, or at least confusion. If our confusion has receded as time has gone by, it is because we have become used to this new reality, not because it started making sense. Today, it is not just the […]

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07.09.2016
Elusive Sovereignty

The Brexit vote has been interpreted by some as demonstrating a desire to take back sovereignty and control. Yet defining exactly what this missing sovereignty amounts to, and what its place in the world of today is, seems to persistently elude us.

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04.07.2016
Global Greens: 15 Year Anniversary

Fifteen years ago, in April 2001, an unexpected event took place in Canberra, Australia, that would change the scene of international political organisations. A significant number of environmentalists came with a single objective: to found a global Green movement that brings together all the Green parties and political movements of the Green world.

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01.07.2016
The Unhappy Marriage of Capitalism and Democracy at the Root of Europe’s Crisis

The Left must put the question of capitalism squarely on the table.

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01.07.2016
Saving the Eurozone: Is There a Green Way out of the Crisis?

Today, the debate surrounding the Eurozone focuses essentially on two questions: whether it would be preferable or even unavoidable to break up the euro area, at least in its current form, and whether it would be possible to fulfill the necessary political and economic conditions for a more resilient, prosperous and integrated EMU.

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01.07.2016
Cosmopolitan Peripheries

The imbalance and lack of solidarity between Member States is such that the project is running out of political energy, bringing adverse consequences for us all.

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20.04.2016
Europe’s Border Crisis as an Autoimmune Disorder

A crisis point has emerged, whereby the figure of the ‘irregular’ migrant is seen as both a security threat to the European Union (EU) and its borders and as a life that is itself threatened and in need of saving by the EU and its agencies.

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