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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    Armchair economics defeated: how China escaped shock therapy Progressive Post

Armchair economics defeated: how China escaped shock therapy

How did post-socialist China become the world’s industrial powerhouse while post-socialist Russia deindustrialised? Isabella Weber’s award-winning book, How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (Routledge, 2021), explores the economic policy debates behind China’s successful post-socialist transformation. The Russian contrast To contextualise China’s economic success, Weber starts by contrasting China with Russia and eastern […]
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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    Why reality should matter for the Left Progressive Post

Why reality should matter for the Left

British analytical philosopher Kathleen Stock published her book Material Girls – Why Reality Matters for Feminism in May 2021 and it stirred up quite a controversy. At the University of Sussex where she worked, she was exposed to such a level of harassment and bullying, that it led her to resign from her professorship in […]
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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    The left, ready to be resuscitated? Progressive Post

The left, ready to be resuscitated?

Yet another disappointing election result for a Social Democratic party, followed by a plethora of analyses of the ‘crisis of the left’. This had become almost a ritual in 21st-century European politics. But the unexpected win of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the German federal elections on 26 September 2021 ended this pattern, as […]
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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    How to get Great Power Politics right Progressive Post

How to get Great Power Politics right

For Sven Biscop, a lifelong analyst of international politics and the EU’s external action, his latest book Grand Strategy in 10 Words: A Guide to Great Power Politics in the 21st Century is perhaps the most ambitious. Drawing on his wealth of experience, the author attempts to offer an attractive conceptual map for great powers, […]
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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    Philosophy and the art of governing – and why they matter Progressive Post

Philosophy and the art of governing – and why they matter

‘All politicians are the same’ and ‘none of them listens to us’ were two sentences that repeatedly appeared in public opinion surveys during the first decade of the 21st century. ‘We will tell them’ was the response from those political forces who rose up on the back of this disenchantment in the following years. Their […]
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    In this nightmare vision of cats in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the State tries to reform him - but at what cost?

    An alternative system, urgently needed Progressive Post

An alternative system, urgently needed

If our current problems derive from a failed system, the alternatives need to be systemic too. And The New Systems Reader undertakes a vast line-up of ideas. The book is a compilation of 29 essays that approach the topic of ‘systems’ from different perspectives. It forms part of The Next System Project by The Democracy […]
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