Kategorie: ifs Analyse


The promise of a global ethic in the Brazilian contexto

Abstract [en]: This article intends to confront the main principles in the global ethic project and the current data about social performance in Brazil, analysing the possible solutions for social challenges in the country by considering the premises of a global ethic philosophy. Based on the postulate of the golden...

/ 11. August 2020

Verschwörungsideologien als Symptom und Katalysator autoritärer Tendenz der Gesamtgesellschaft

Abstract [en]: In the second part of his publication, Bruno Heidlberger analyses – against the back-ground of the Covid-19 crisis – the features of conspiracy theories, their causes, functions, and psychological stabilising functions. He understands conspiracy ideologies as well as reactionist nationalism in line with a dialectic of enlightenment as...

/ 7. August 2020

Fluchten ins Autoritäre im Lichte aktueller Entwicklungen

Abstract [en]: In early March, Covid-19 had a tight grip on us. The world was standing still. The stock markets plummeted. Once the state of shock and lockdown eased, topics soon encompassed more than the daily reports of the RKI. Bruno Heidlberger analysises and discusses the debate that followed and which focused on an...

/ 20. Juli 2020

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

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

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

Das Konzept der Meinungsäußerungsfreiheit in der U.S. Verfassung. Dargestellt anhand von Urteilen der U.S. Gerichtsbarkeit zum First Amendment

Abstract [en]: Freedom of speech is a necessary precondition for democratic public discourse. Meanwhile governments regularly present themselves in the frame of bilateral relations with another state entitiy as ardent supporters of this cardinal right. In order to present its core philosophy, the First Amentment which was attached to the...

/ 18. Oktober 2018

Gute Rendite und gute Resultate – Was bietet der Markt kirchlichen Institutionen an nachhaltigen, ethischen Investments?

Abstract (en): Church institutions want to ensure that their financial investments are consistent with the values that they live by. Financial assets provide funds for economic activities that shall meet the requirements of the investors. Sustainability stands in focus, a retentive use of resources and environment, in respect of human...

Die „samtene Revolution“ in Armenien. Wie Russland den armenischen „Maidan“ akzeptierte

Abstract [en]: The Armenian velvet revolution was at first sight a surprise for all experts on Russia and her dealings with the succession states of the Soviet Union. Until nowadays the Kremlin was always prone to engage in the wheeling and dealing of bordering states which considered it to be...

/ 18. Juni 2018

Quality Education, UN Sustainable Development Goals and the financial sector. The traditional financial sector, FinTechs and their contribution to the attainment of the UN-SDG Nr. 4

Abstract [en]: Framed by the context of globalization and digitization, quality education has to entail digital and financial literacy as key components purporting statistical thinking. Quoting H.G. Well: “the ability to deal with risk and uncertainty will be as necessary for efficient citizenship in a modern technological world as the...