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

The German presidency has framed the EU budget deal as a success, but it is an alarming blow to the European Commission’s power to uphold the rule of law. Despite tools and sanctions being available, the Commission’s failure to act swiftly and decisively enough has emboldened autocratic leaders within the EU’s own borders.

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30.11.2020
Green Resilience in Germany

The positive track record of the German Greens in navigating the pandemic and the strong public support could give them an edge in upcoming elections.

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25.11.2020
Fast-Tracking Europe’s Energy Transition

The EU and national governments have gone to work on recovery plans to be deployed against the imminent economic crisis. But how green are they?

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11.09.2020
Nature Through the Lenses of a Fossil-Soaked Far Right

Reflections from a landmark conference at Lund University which examined the political ecology of the far right, and why progressives must be awake to this.

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11.09.2020
Rally Around the Flag? The Far-Right Response to Covid-19

AfD, the Lega and the Swedish Democrats have all struggled to find a message amid the pandemic. However, things might be changing.

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17.08.2020
Climate Targets Are Not Enough

Classical tools won’t help Germany face up to the multiple crises confronting her, but strategic partnerships will.

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19.06.2020
Only Transnational Politics Can Break Europe’s Deadlock

Germany has shifted its position to unlock the route to an EU recovery fund. But Europe still needs a political alternative to inter-governmental deadlock.

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11.03.2020
Resettling Villages, Unsettling Lives

Villagers have mobilised to fight both for their homes and for more ambition in German energy policy.

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11.03.2020
A Step Up for the German Greens

How the Greens managed to become a key player in German politics. Part of our four-part “Green Wave” series.

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27.01.2020
Making Russia First Again

The Kremlin is inclined to leave Europeans with no alternative but to reset a strategic dialogue. To achieve this Moscow will have to use a variety of its assets.

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