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28.01.2021
Save the Facts: Journalism as a Weapon against DisinformationSociety, Media and Culture

Social media platforms have created a situation where extreme views are amplified and facts are secondary.

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21.01.2021
Biden’s Climate Plan: Hope Alone or a Turning Point?Climate and Energy

Climate change will be high on the agenda in the first 100 days of Biden's presidency. Here's what he has promised and why a clean break with fossil is improbable.

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18.01.2021
Paris on Two Wheels: Leading the Race?Green Transition

An ambitious policy to encourage cycling sparked by the pandemic has the potential to transform the French capital's transport landscape.

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16.01.2021
Green Transition in China: At What Cost?Green Transition

China’s approach to tackling the climate crisis is easily touted as decisive, admirable action. But to those paying attention, its human and environmental costs cannot be ignored.

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08.01.2021
Coronavirus Recovery and Just Transition in Spain: A Unique OpportunityGreen Transition

The EU Covid-19 recovery programme is a critical juncture for Spain to accelerate its ecological transformation.

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04.01.2021
Revolution in Belarus: Surprisingly Female?Democracy

Female activists have been at the forefront of protests in Belarus, in marked contrast to the patriarchal culture that has long been entrenched in Belarusian political life.

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28.12.2020
Buen Vivir: A Concept on the Rise in Europe?Society, Media and Culture

Rooted in indigenous traditions, the concept of buen vivir has gained prominence in Latin America. We explore its rising trajectory and influence in Europe.

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23.12.2020
Pixelated Truth: Covid-19 and the Battle for ReasonDemocracy

The Coronavirus pandemic has become a battleground, with far-right forces leading the attack and undermining respect for nature, science and reason.

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21.12.2020
Ecocide: Towards International RecognitionEnvironment

The fight to have ecocide recognised as a crime against humanity is finally yielding results in international law, but enforcement and proportionality remain uncertain.

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18.12.2020
The Rule of Law Compromise: The EU’s Gift to AutocratsFuture of EU

While it has been framed as a success, the EU budget deal represents an alarming blow to the European Commission's power to uphold the rule of law.

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