Theorie

Yearbook

  • Sind wir fähig, die Welt zu „lesen“, wie sie wirklich ist?
  • Seit dem Mauerfall wurde die Diskussion über den Zustand, in dem sich die Welt befindet, von zwei Thesen aus dem amerikanischen neokonservativen Lager beherrscht: von Francis Fukuyamas „Ende der Geschichte“ und Samuel Huntingtons „Kampf der Kulturen“. Die...
  • Thoughts on a Timely Narrative for the Left
  • "Without a story every battle is lost”, formulated the authors of the Wu Ming group, whose name demonstrators in Rome had on their shields which protected them from the police clubs. With the naming of great authors and narratives of world literature on their...

Blog

  • Integral socialism and today's left
  • Once upon a time, in a far away country, Austria, a long time ago, socialists called themselves "socialists", because they wanted to bring about a new society which was called "socialism". In Austria these socialists belong nowadays to a very rare species,...
  • From Neoliberalism to Global Social Democracy
  • Speech at the First Plenary Session of the Left Forum, Pace University, New York, April 17, 2009 Good evening. I would like to thank the organizers of the Left Forum for inviting me to join the distinguished members of this panel. I have just arrived from...
  • On the European Social Model
  • Since the beginning of the 1990s the concept of the “European Social Model” has characterised the position and perspective of official EU policy. What is the meaning of this concept? The European Commission defines the European Social Model (ESM) as...