With national and European governments in gridlock, the cities themselves have decided to bypass the state level altogether and forge ahead with some very innovative solutions to the crises facing Europe today.
National borders are a reality – and for most people, they are something that is taken for granted and indeed necessary. But are they really the normal state of affairs? A radical futuristic plan for a borderless Europe.
elections in three German states were widely considered a referendum on
chancellor Merkel’s immigration policies, much to the benefit of her own
supporters and her nationalist critics. Any place for solidarity with
This is an interview with Michel Foucault conducted by H.Uno, translated by R Nakamura for Shûkan
posuto and published in August, 1979. In October, this timely if not prophetic text was translated from the French for openDemocracy by Colin Gordon.
We must avoid using Holocaust commemorations solely to consign Judeophobia to an eternal yesterday. We must recall the Holocaust in order to warn the world about similar and ongoing antisemitism in our world today.
Thomas Fazi has replied to my article about EU federalism and the German Question. By way of reply, I elaborate on my initial position, while tackling related issues - German power, coercion, neoliberalism, power, class.
Until today, particular decisions within software and product development have to be decided by privileged people. LiquidFeedback can democratize the decision-making process. An interview with the founders.
The Volkswagen emission scandel ought to be condemned. However, with the weaknesses of the Anglo-American corporate model one should be careful not to dismiss Volkswagen's insider system of governance.