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12.07.2017
The Robot and Donald Trump: Technology and the Rise of Populism in the West

What can be done to reconcile technological progress and civic democracy?

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27.03.2017
Caroline Lucas MP: ‘Missed opportunities’ by EU led to Brexit

An interview with Green Party of England & Wales co-leader & MP Caroline Lucas.

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10.02.2017
Defeating National Populism: Lessons from Austria and Portugal

Can Austria and Portugal provide clues as to which conditions are needed for progressive forces to flourish?

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23.01.2017
“A coalition is not a love match” – Interview with Ralf Fücks

A discussion with Ralf Fücks, outgoing president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, on the situation in Germany, coalitions with Merkel & the rise of the AfD.

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20.12.2016
Neither Brexit nor Populism: the Italian Referendum was a Personal Defeat for Matteo Renzi

What was the Italian referendum on constitutional reforms really about?

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28.11.2016
Rethinking the City through the Commons

Green Mayor of Grenoble Eric Piolle on involving citizens in how their city is governed.

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20.10.2016
Democracy of Rejection

How has the significance of democracy changed, and why do elections not stimulate the same pre-vote frenzy and post-result calm that they use to, and are supposed to?

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11.08.2016
Brexit Threatens Far More than the UK’s Future

Brexit has been a shock. It wasn’t the European Union that smashed the trade unions, depleted Britain’s social housing stock and then went on an orgy of privatisation, but Brexit has handed complete, unregulated control over to those who did, and the potential consequences reach far beyond Britain’s borders.

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10.08.2016
What’s the Matter with Amsterdam? – An Education Discourse Turned on its Head

This spring students in Amsterdam occupied their university, sparking similar protests in many other cities from the UK, to Canada, to Montenegro. What was the cause of this unrest and how did the protest come about? A reconstruction.

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01.07.2016
Engine Breakdown or Power Shortage? How the Franco-German Engine Is No Longer Driving Europe

Since the outset, the ‘Franco-German engine’ has been the driving force in the European construction process.

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