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Elmar Altvater

Elmar Altvater (1938-2018) was Professor of Political Science at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of the FU of Berlin until his retirement in 2004. Author of numerous writings on globalization and critiques of capitalism. After having supported the German Greens for some time, he maintained a critical distance after the military intervention in Kosovo. He was a member of the Bundestag Commission of Inquiry The World Economy – Challenges and Answers (1999–2002) and a supporter of ATTAC and the World Social Forum.


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