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  • Von Erhard Crome | 07 May 21
  • Erhard Crome über die aktuelle deutsche Geschichtspolitik und die Außenpolitik der Europäischen Union – anlässlich des 76. Jahrestags des Sieges über das NS-Regime.
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  • Analysis
  • Why 'pensée unique' will be misleading

  • Von Dieter Plehwe | 30 Apr 21
  • Defining neoliberal efforts merely as market radical is misleading. The dynamic and diverse sphere of neoliberal actors, both worldwide and on a European level, makes it necessary to abjure simplistic reductions when looking at neoliberal networks. This applies in particular against the background of current post-Covid struggles.
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  • Analysis
  • The Populist Radical Right as a new Class Vote?

  • Von Bilal Berady , Nathan Gaborit | 21 Apr 21
  • The concept of class voting is shaken by neo-liberalism. Therefore, the quasi-natural link between social structure and voting is in question. Voting for radical right-wing parties is often considered as based on affects (e.g. anger). But these characteristics seem to be incomplete for grasping the determinants of this electoral behaviour.
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  • Commentary
  • The dilemmas of Belarus-Russian relations

  • Von Veronika Sušová-Salminen | 19 Apr 21
  • Some weeks ago, Vladimir Putin met with Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, Russia. At first glance, Putin-Lukashenko's talks were informal and even accompanied by leisure activities in the fresh air, which signaled a good mood in relations between the two countries and leaders. But appearances can be deceiving, and sometimes they are deliberate.
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  • Speech
  • After Neoliberalism… What?

  • Von Walden Bello | 15 Apr 21
  • Neoliberalism is dying, with the radical left and the far-right as only contenders to bring about another system, says Alternative Nobel Prize winner, sociology professor Walden Bello at the recent climate conference on the context of climate emergency and the crisis of neoliberalism.
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