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Friedrich Engels, the underestimated

By Alexander Behrens / 26 November, 2020

Imagine there was an Oscar this year for the best supporting role in the history of ideas. And the winner would be this boy from Barmen: Friedrich Engels, the eternal second. The younger of the two “spiritual twins”. That humble gentleman who said of himself that he was only playing […]

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What digital future for what Social Democracy?

By Evgeny Morozov / 4 September, 2020

Nothing reveals the existential crisis of the Social Democratic model quite like its inability to get a grip on today’s digital society. To reinvigorate itself and society, Social Democracy must embrace a new ambitious project that would not only reveal the true costs and vulnerabilities of neoliberal empowerment (where global […]

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New Left at challenging times

By Bartosz Rydlinski / 20 December, 2019

The consolidation of New Left along with the designation of a progressive candidate in the race to the Presidential election are among the main chanllenges

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Electoral contagion: the UK coughs and Ireland sneezes

By David Kitching / 20 December, 2019

For Ireland, there is no such thing as a good Brexit. However, if they must now accept Brexit as inevitable, there are a few fundamental protections that cannot be undone.

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Britain’s warning to social democracy across Europe

By Patrick Diamond / 20 December, 2019

Brexit and Corbyn are not the more fundamental reasons for British Labour Party defeat

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Towards a restart of Romanian social democracy

By Victor Negrescu / 10 December, 2019

Isolated, unable to convince its traditional voters, PSD Romania must start rebuilding by learning from its mistakes and listening to its members.

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What is left after the Romanian presidential elections?

By Ruxandra Ivan / 9 December, 2019

Because there is no authentic left-wing party, and because of a certain air du temps blowing conservatism across Central and Eastern Europe, the whole political spectrum in Romania has moved to the right.

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The 2019 Romanian presidential elections: a defeat for social democrats and for social justice

By Ramona Coman / 7 December, 2019

Beyond the worst electoral outcome for the party since 1989, Romanian social democrats are defeated in a country which is in a great need of social justice.

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Progressive Pod on Switzerland Elections

By Olaf Bruns / 25 October, 2019

Just three days after the elections, President Aleksander Kwasniewski (in the office 1995 – 2005) shares with us his insights of the campaign.

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Horizons and demarcation lines

By Ania Skrzypek / 22 October, 2019

Today, the electorate is volatile, alliances are shifting, and the prophecies about the end of ideologies may have just fulfilled themselves.

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