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About Dennis Nottebaum

Dennis Nottebaum is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Münster.

Articles by Dennis Nottebaum

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The flaws of Capitalism - and how to fix them

In the run-up to Davos 2012, Martin Wolf has outlined some essential aspects of an overhaul of Capitalism. But does he go far enough, or do we need a more holistic approach? Which points is he missing? openDemocracy writers reflect on the flaws of Capitalism.
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Gold does not glister

Bob Zoellick, President of the World Bank, proposed a return to the gold standard ... Or did he? Actually, however misguided the return to a gold standard might be, his central contention, that we should build a cooperative international monetary system, is basically correct

East Germany, twenty years on

Twenty years after reunification, democracy in eastern Germany is still far from solid

What Lisbon means for Europe

openDemocracy asked five of our authors for their takes on the passage of the Lisbon Treaty. Here are their comments

Germany's shift to the right

Germany’s federal elections bring about a fundamental alteration of its political landscape

Is Rasmussen the right man?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s publicly declared opposition to the man waiting to assume the post of NATO Secretary General, may have been doing NATO and the EU a favour, argues Dennis Nottebaum

The future of campaigning

The Obama campaign has set new standards for politicians, strategic advisors and spin doctors around the globe. What aspects of his campaign will be appropriated abroad and shape the conduct of political competition in elections to come?

Lost in the moment: ballot measures

While the world celebrates Barack Obama's historic victory over John McCain, many ballot measures on the state level also deserve our attention (overview). Most controversial among them were the decisions on same-sex marriage and abortion that were up in several states.
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