A Unique Conservative-Green Coalition in Austria: An Example for Others?

Something exceptional has happened in Austrian politics: the conservative Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) of Sebastian Kurz has formed a coalition with the Green party. This is the result of negotiations

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Europe’s ‘Man on the Moon’ Moment: The Green Deal

Tackling climate change has been an incredibly complex and controversial topic of discussion within the EU during the past few years. Earlier this year in June, the European Council tried

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Educators on Strike in Chicago: Demanding Changes that Extend to Broader Social Issues

In October 2019, Chicago teachers went on strike for 11 days. Unique about this strike was the attention given to social issues extending beyond school ones, such as affordable housing and homelessness under students. So next to more funding for public education, the teachers want more support staff in schools, to help students that do not have a home or have experienced trauma. Even though the teachers did not get everything they wanted regarding the demands that extended beyond school issues, they achieved more than they ever did before.

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