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GERMANY’S ENERGIEWENDE

By Hans Thie - There is little chance of preventing catastrophic climate change without replacing fossil fuels (like coal and oil) with renewables like wind and solar. A radical energy transition is needed, and, as the German “Energiewende” demonstrates, it is feasible as well. The energy transition in Germany –...

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WHO CARES?

By Nancy Folbre - It would seem that contemporary capitalism doesn’t care that much about care work. Including support for our elders, children, mentally ill, and others requiring assistance, care work is either poorly remunerated or, quite often, not paid at all. Professional care workers are among the least protected and most...

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EXIT GHOST? 25 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

One generation after the end of the Cold War and German unification, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989, remains an epoch-changing moment. How have the intervening years since 1989 impacted the lives of former East and West Germans and today’s German political landscape? While public debates often suggest that young Germans have little interest for the legacy of the GDR and are looking exclusively at the future, we would like to discuss the politics of history, identity, and...
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EXIT GHOST? 25 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

One generation after the end of the Cold War and German unification, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989, remains an epoch-changing moment. How have the intervening years since 1989 impacted the lives of former East and West Germans and today’s German political landscape? While public debates often suggest that young Germans have little interest for...
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THE NEW BLACK


With Opal Tometi (Black Alliance for Just Immigration), Sunyata Altenor (Latin American and Caribbean Community Center), Miriam Neptune (Barnard Center for Research on Women), and Kazembe Balagun (RLS–NYC).

NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?


Ben Beachy (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch), Frank Deppe (Professor of Political Science, Germany), and Albert Scharenberg (RLS–NYC) discuss the negotiations about TPP and TTIP.

GLOBAL POWER AND RESISTANCE
THE FUTURE OF LABOR
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND EMANCIPATION
POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND ALTERNATIVES
GLOBAL POWER AND RESISTANCE THE FUTURE OF LABOR SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND EMANCIPATION POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND ALTERNATIVES