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A New Democratic Enlightenment?

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This is the slightly rewritten text of my address to the opening plenary session, ‘New Enlightenment Neue Aufklärung’, at the European Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, Austria, 28 August 2016. European Forum Alpbach, Austria Ladies and Gentlemen, Citizens and Citizenesses: The disintegration of Europe that...

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Capitalism and Democracy [part 4]

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Earlier parts of this series on capitalism and democracy raised questions about the tense and often contradictory relationship between capitalist markets and the egalitarian spirit and power-humbling institutions of democracy. Each contribution has pointed out that we shouldn’t be surprised...

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