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25.04.2017
Is Social Democracy Ever Coming Back?

As labour parties and their political projects appear to recede deeper into irrelevance in every election around Europe, we might wonder whether the death knell ring has rung for social democracy. But what remains to be seen is whether this trajectory will continue, whether the political landscape is in the process of shifting irreversibly – and if so how Greens can assert their place in it, and their vision for a new social democratic pact?

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19.04.2017
Will France Vote for Stability or Renewal?

The presence of candidates who don’t fit within the bipartisan mould and the absence of any overarching theme are two striking features of the French presidential campaigns.

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01.04.2017
Floating Insecurity: Searching for an Anchor

The late Bauman was known for his searing commentaries on the modern world, including his view of security discourse and its “latent and manifest functions”.

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01.04.2017
Getting Personal: How Biosecurity Gets Under Our Skin

A review of Frederic Gros’s book – The Principal Security – which outlines his increasingly pertinent concept of biosecurity.

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01.04.2017
An Inside Job: European Societies Need to Look Within to Achieve Real Security

How should Greens respond to the very real sense of insecurity felt by many European citizens today? Four Green leaders from around Europe discuss how a Green security policy might look, and how to communicate it.

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01.04.2017
Facing Our Fears

Editorial: In a Europe with a changing political landscape, the future of the Union– and incidentally that of the Greens in 2019 – will be largely played out over the question of security.

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29.03.2017
Green for the People

How do we define populism? How did it influnce the Dutch elections, and what can Green parties learn from it?

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24.03.2017
Republic at Stake

With many of the traditional larger parties in disarray in France, will this and a fatigue with the status quo play to the advantages of so-called outsiders such as Le Pen and Macron?

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22.03.2017
Dutch Elections: A Victory Over the Nexiters?

An assessment of the Netherlands’ recent general elections – a victory for the pro-europeans against the ‘Nexiters’?

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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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