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Modern Conservatism

Conservatism appears to be in crisis: climate change calls for environmental policies, the welfare state must be reformed (but not be abolished), the financial crisis has exposed the flaws of markets.

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2017 election campaign in Germany

The Christian Democrats are promoting the slogan “A Germany we love to live in and enjoy". "We" can be translated as "nothing

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European migrant crisis

European migrant crisis engages the european societies.

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Cyberwars

Warfare is no longer relegated to the battlefield. Through hacker attacks, viruses and system shutdowns, nations around the globe are using the internet to spy on their enemies and launch attacks on t

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A Communist revival?

Never since the collapse of the Soviet Union has there been a more convincing time for a renaissance of communist theory than today. From Graeber to Žižek, Marxist thought is more popular than ever

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Utopia

A century ago, the journalist Arthur Bremer assembled some of the most creative minds of his time to discuss the future a hundred years hence. Today, we are repeating the experiment. Join us on a jour

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The Limits of Diplomacy

Syria and Iran highlight the limits of traditional diplomacy, Russia seems immune to criticism in the UN Security Council. According to the White House, "all options are on the table". But how should

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The Long Aftermath of Revolution

Substantive democracy is a precious good. In the West, we struggle to respect elementary civil rights - and countries like Egypt or Libya are tasked with building a whole political system on the britt

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Presidential Elections in France

In France, the presidential elections put the legacy of Nicholas Sarkozy on the line. A victory for François Hollande could signal not only a turning point in domestic politics but would have consequ

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The End of the Iraq War

In March 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom commenced. More than nine years later, the last US combat troops exited the country. They left behind a fragile nation in search of peace and unity - and long-he

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