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Manès Weisskircher
Political scientist & . Social movements, political parties, and democracy.
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Jeremy Corbyn Dec 16
As of today Dennis Skinner is the longest continuously serving Labour MP. He is a hero of our movement and as formidable now as he has ever been.
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Wolfgang Streeck Dec 14
"Farewell, neoliberalism", Interview by
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Dimitar Bechev Dec 14
Athens and Skopje to resolve “the Macedonian name issue” soon? New Macedonia as compromise.
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Daniele Albertazzi Dec 14
-pinocchio says he won't consider "grand coalition" after March general election. But he will - it depends on what's on offer & from what position of strength. It pays off to say otherwise, though.
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Forum MIDEM Dec 13
Am 20.12. zu Gast bei MIDEM an der : Holger Kolb vom : „Multikulturalismus in Deutschland? Das Fallbeispiel deutsche Islampolitik“
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Manès Weisskircher Dec 13
"If we care morally about animal suffering, and we really do object to the infliction of ‘unnecessary’ harm, then we should ask ourselves what forms of harm count as ‘necessary.’" - Important piece by
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Michael Edwards Dec 13
How should we feel about the feelings of the animals we eat?
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Adam Tooze Dec 13
Network effects: Explosion at Austrian Gas Import hub Baumgarten puts 1/3 of Italian gas supply in jeopardy!
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James Dennison Dec 13
Italy rock bottom in 2017 for belief that EU membership is beneficial to one's country. Less than 4 in 10 believe it to be the case. Bodes well for eurosceptic parties in the on 4 March
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Manès Weisskircher Dec 13
"Hegemony has never been sustained without coercion, but has more often than not been secured without consent. Hegemons don’t always carry guns, but you can’t be an effective hegemon without a decent supply of them."
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Pat Healy Dec 11
Dan Quayle spelled potato wrong and it ended his career in politics.
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Immanuel Wallerstein Dec 1
Left Social Movements: What Electoral Tactics? The central difficulty for left social movements is determining electoral tactics that will enable them to win both in the short run and in the middle run. On the surface, it seems that winning in the...
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Stefan Thierse Dec 12
Just published - Policy entrepreneurship in the European Parliament: reconsidering the influence of rapporteurs
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Daniele Albertazzi Dec 12
Check these excellent maps re.populist radical right.Looking at statistical ties can be misleading, though.Lega Nord didn't field candidates in south,was a regionalist party!& focusing on foreign “residents” ignores seasonal migration,huge in Italy's south
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ipg-journal Dec 4
Ist ein „Südeuro“ die Lösung? Fritz W. erklärt warum wir eine zweite brauchen: via
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Oliviero Angeli Dec 8
One of the collateral damages of PEGIDA is that it makes Dresden and the TU Dresden (my university) less attractive for foreign students and researchers - this article (in German) argues. Bad news if true!
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Forum MIDEM Dec 8
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Manès Weisskircher Dec 9
Regt sehr zum Nachdenken an, sowohl über das Mensch-Tier-Verhältnis als auch über das Mensch-Mensch-Verhältnis. Ulrich Seidls Film "Safari": via
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Yascha Mounk Dec 7
47 years ago today, in one of the most moving gestures of the post-war era, Willy Brandt--who had done everything right in WWII--sunk to his knees at the Warsaw ghetto to repent on behalf of his nation.
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Cas Mudde ⚒️ Dec 7
No, is not the word of 2017! MY new piece in
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