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

Donald Trump secured his election success in the federal states that once made up the industrial heartland of the USA. The radical disruption that has shaped those areas offers a vivid indication of how technology is redefining the value creation process entirely. What can be done to reconcile technological progress and civic democracy?

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11.07.2017
Understanding The Digital Revolution And What It Means

What concrete changes can we expect from the ‘digital revolution’ & how can we deal with changes to work, policy-wise? Does a basic income help?

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30.06.2017
We’re Living in a Time of “Maximum Dangers and Maximum Possibilities”

We spoke to feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem about the far-right backlash, racism & why we should be “linked, not ranked”.

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18.05.2017
“We would like to carry on working. Here in Budapest, where we belong.”

Why is Hungary’s Central European University under threat? One of its professors explains what’s going on.

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15.05.2017
The Beginning of the End? What Turkey’s Referendum Vote Tells Us

Does the result signal an inevitable decline of democracy or could it reinvigorate resistance across society?

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14.04.2017
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Side of Citizenship

The origin and meanings of citizenship – what does it mean today in an era of mass migration and security fears?

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01.04.2017
Invisible Threats: The Digital Dangers to our Real Lives

New technology developing at breakneck speed has left laws behind and increasingly puts not only our privacy but our immediate safety at risk.

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01.04.2017
Security and Identity: Between Fantasy and Reality

France’s long and troubled relationship with Islam, and its connexion to a sense of insecurity, is unpacked by Olivier Roy and Esther Benbassa, who also explore the current role of religion in politics in general.

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01.04.2017
The Age of Security Populists

Despite Edward Snowden’s revelations of widespread surveillance, increasingly intrusive measures are being adopted in Europe in the name of security – but do these actually lead to a more effective prevention of attacks?

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12.12.2016
The Free Space for Data Monopolies in Europe is Shrinking

Will the recent EU laws prevent data monopolies?

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