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democracy

Lykkeberg – "a democratic socialist"

Rune Lykkeberg: West to West

SUBJECT: How should we explain to our children that Trump – against the vast majority of odds – became president of the United States?

A counterbalance to today's cruel lack of solidarity

Franco "Bifo" Berardi: The Second Coming

Totalitarianism?: The anarcho-communist critic Franco Berardi believes we have overestimated reason and intelligence as a world-changing force.

A digital omnipotence?

: The Facebook scandal last year demonstrates how careless providers of social networks handle the data of their users – and clarifies what colossal challenges "The Big Four" poses to our democracy.

Popular organizations under increasing pressure

: In recent years, we have seen an increasing tendency for humanitarian organizations and their employees to be systematically prevented from conducting political or organizational work.

Work-controlled companies?

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Peace with Freud 

: In a civil war-torn Syria, Rafah Nached continued his work as a psychoanalyst. It would cost her dearly.

Cambodia wipes its tears

: For the first time in 20 years, the ruling Cambodian People's Party is now seriously challenged in the elections in early June.

The sirens national anthem

: The Sirens will revive its presence in a time of pixels and virtual reality.

Trump, the pictures and politics

: As early as the 1930s, Walter Benjamin described how politics takes place in pictures. In Trump's age, there is no longer a difference between television series and politics.

A critic's defense speech 

AO Scott: Better living through criticism.

: The critic tests how art can benefit the citizens of civil society. We need criticism more than ever! 

Third Period syndrome

: 2016 is a big election year, and then I'm not aiming for Donald Trump.