Kategorie: Feature

Lernen

Selbstbestimmtes Leben in der Corona-Krise

April 2020 Selbstbestimmtes Leben in der Corona-Krise Ein Lernprogramm für solidarische Identitätsbildung get pdf: Selbstbestimmtes Leben Krisen haben ganz unterschiedliche Ursachen: Der Zerfall Jugoslawiens nach dem Zusammenbruch des Kommunismus führte zum Bürgerkrieg, die leichtsinnige Kreditvergabe an finanziell schwache Hauskäufer in den USA löste die Finanzkrise 2008/2009 mit ihren „Subprime-Krediten“ aus,...

/ 9. April 2020
Kontrollrichtung

Transparenzsicherheit und die Kontrollrichtung digitaler Öffentlichkeit

Abstract [en]: In this short essay, I ask if the technical possibilities of surveillance inherent in most digital communication question the direction of control the public sphere exercises. Specifically, I argue that the current state of digital transparency endangers the capacity of the public to control its representatives. Based on...

/ 24. März 2020
Wahlrechtsreform

Die Wahlrechtsreform des Deutschen Bundestages

Abstract [en]: Although the Federal Constitutional Court’s ruling in 2012 declared certain parts of the electoral law unconstitutional, the Federal Parliament - despite looming Federal elections in 2021 - did not yet tackle the reform. The parliamentary factions and their political parties are now struggling how to proceed and install...

/ 17. März 2020
Ursache-Wirkungs-Beziehung

Was ist Digitalisierung?

Abstract [en]: What is digitalisation?Digitalisation. It seems clear to everyone what that means. But is it really? Digitalisation is the process of capturing digital data, online transfer of information and automatic processing of big data using algorithms, but also judgement by artificial intelligence which economise and even legitimize the right...

/ 9. März 2020

On the liberation of Auschwitz / Zur Befreiung von Auschwitz

Abstract [en]: On the occasion of the liberation of Auschwitz 75 years ago, Sergey Kuniavsky writes about his personal desire to be normal; and the question of forgiveness and oblivion. Abstract [de]: Sergey Kuniavsky schreibt anlässlich der Befreiung von Auschwitz vor 75 Jahren über seinen persönlichen Wunsch des Normal-Seins und...

/ 27. Januar 2020
Bolivia

Violence in Bolivia in October and November 2019

Resumen [es]: Violentas protestas caracterizan Bolivia actualmente. Las razones parecen claras – todo esto es relacionado con la elección de octubre y la dimisión de Evo Morales. Pero esto solo describe la superficie, tenemos que mirar que estar detrás. Así podemos entender que la sociedad de Bolivia es dividida y que...

/ 30. November 2019
digitalen

Kultur und Freiheit in einer digitalen Welt

Abstract [en]: The effects of digital communication on culture is a challenge of its own. As in many other cases, it is highly ambivalent: It creates better access and enlarges potential audiences for high-end culture such as paintings, music and others. On the other hand, digital experience is definitely different...

/ 6. November 2019
protests

Protests, Publicity and Change

Abstract [en]: ‚Feminist‘ protests are currently moving Mexico, turning against sexism and femicides. But they are indeed a new form of ‘feminism’, a public face of a struggle against intersectional discrimination in a society that perpetuates violence. It is about questions of representation, reporting and perception, so as not to...

/ 21. Oktober 2019
Brexit

A Brexit view from the standpoint of an English person living in Germany

September 2019 A Brexit view from the standpoint of an English person living in Germany get pdf: A Brexit View from the standpoint of an English person living in Germany It is worrying and frustrating to be a witness to the chaos and divisive events and uncertain times as well...

/ 25. September 2019
Grundgesetz

Das Grundgesetz: veritable Referenzordnung in der Form westlich-atlantischer Verfassungen

Abstract [en]: Political and social upheavel such as the fall of the Iron Curtain often result in a new constitutional order. Having regained their liberty and national independence, Central and East European states - Poland and Hungary as example - required guidance for their deliberations and, therefore, turned to different...

/ 11. Mai 2019