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16.10.2017
Turning Point for the Czech Republic? An interview with the Czech Greens Leader

Winds of change can be felt in the Czech Republic ahead of elections this weekend on the 20 and 21st of October – but which direction are they blowing? With some recent parties making waves, we spoke to leader of Czech Greens Matěj Stropnický about the state of play & the biggest yet Czech Green party campaign.

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12.10.2017
Prosperity without Growth: Economics in the Service of a Good Life for All

A review of the new edition – revised and expanded – of one of political ecology’s recent classics by Tim Jackson.

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11.10.2017
France and Macron’s Europe

Green economist & philosopher Alain Lipietz explains the state of play in France and Macron’s vision for Europe. Is there space for alternative, progressive pro-European forces?

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09.10.2017
Beyond Opposition – How to Break Conservative Rule in Poland

Despite mass protests, Poland’s ruling party retains its popularity & grip on power. How? And how can its dominance be countered?

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03.10.2017
“Let’s Not Leave Emotion to the Populists!”

How is Poland’s ruling party managing to retain popularity despite mass protests, and how can its progressive parties learn to tap into people’s emotions?

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26.09.2017
A Food Policy for Europe

Instead of policy which pulls in different directions, Europe needs an integrated food policy that supports more local attempts at a sustainable and productive food system.

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19.09.2017
Poles Apart

Despite provoking huge protests in recent years, Poland’s right-wing government does well in the polls – how can we account for this? Where is its liberal opposition and Brussels going wrong?

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06.09.2017
Think Global, Act Local: The Role of Regional Actors in Climate Protection

One state in Germany- alongside many in the US – is showing that sub-national actors can take a lead in protecting the climate.

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05.09.2017
“Social justice for all? That’s like Harry Potter on TV on a saturday night”

We talked strategy & political reality with Robert Habeck, who led the German Greens in their strongest state result this year.

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05.09.2017
Are Some Cities Too Big To Be Saved? Hurricane Harvey and Lessons from South Texas

Recent extreme weather events in the US can teach Europe valuable lessons about how to prepare for similar situations.

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