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18.12.2019
“When it comes to China, we need to think bigger”Geopolitics

The world’s political order is in upheaval. Janka Oertel speaks about the Sino-American conflict, the 5G dispute, and Germany's role in formulating a new European China policy.

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17.12.2019
Gender Ideology and the Crisis of Care in PolandPolitics

In Poland the incumbent right-wing Law and Justice party, backed by the Catholic Church, demonised LGBT organisations in its recent successful electoral campaign. Adam Ostolski spoke to feminist activist and scholar Agnieszka Graff about why gender politics have become central to Polish politics, taking a step back to analyse how the Right’s scapegoating of gender is a response to the same set of social issues that the Left attributes to neoliberalism.

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10.12.2019
British Foreign Policy After BrexitGeopolitics

Christopher Hill’s latest book, The Future of British Foreign Policy, is an attempt to ground UK foreign policy post-Brexit in reality.

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09.12.2019
Who Needs 5G in Malta?Future of EU

Writing from Malta, Michele Kipiel argues that a democratic debate over what 5G technology is for and who controls it is both vital and urgent.

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08.12.2019
Massive, Loud and Uncompromising: Greta Thunberg in the Czech RepublicPolitics

Greta has forced the change up the Czech political agenda. But how the debate will change the country’s path is still uncertain.

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08.12.2019
The Green New Deal: The Answer to Schnaiberg’s Treadmill?Green Transition

Ana Rusan traces some of the social and environmental consequences of New Deal America through the sociology of Allan Schnaiberg.

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28.11.2019
Bringing Europe Down to EarthFuture of EU

Bruno Latour emphasises the need for a politics of the living, that moves from this European-invented space to the tangible space that he calls “dwelling place”.

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28.11.2019
Unfulfilled Promises and Missed Opportunities in North MacedoniaPolitics

Prospects of EU membership are on hold in North Macedonia, despite it going as far as to change its name to resolve a dispute with Greece.

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28.11.2019
Dragging Finance Out of the Fossil AgeFinance and Economy

We sat down with Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP and economist, to discuss the EU’s sustainable finance package, alternatives to the current banking model and the role of speculation in Brexit.

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25.11.2019
Reopening GMO Rules Would Be a Dangerous Waste of Time and MoneyAgriculture

The EU may be reopening rules on genetically modified food with serious implications for small farmers, consumers and the climate.

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