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März 2021

März 2021

Kommentare Schuldenbremse oder: Die Abkehr von einem Dogma? Ein Dogma gerät ins Wanken: die Schuldenbremse. In den vergangenen Wochen hat die Debatte um eine strikte Begrenzung staatlicher Haushaltsdefizite überraschend an Fahrt gewonnen. Selbst in der großen...

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TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

News On February 22, 2021, TED launches the TED Audio Collective to house its growing collection of podcasts. While broadly known for its global conferences and signature TED Talk videos, TED is also one of the top podcast publishers in the world. TED podcasts are...

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Reading John Gray in war

Reading John Gray in war

‘All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.’Blaise Pascal (1623-62) I first read the English philosopher John Gray while sitting in the silence of the still, mid-afternoon heat of Helmand Province in Afghanistan. In Black...

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“The Internet Is Inside Us”: Patricia Lockwood on the Portal, Twitter, and Her New Novel

“The Internet Is Inside Us”: Patricia Lockwood on the Portal, Twitter, and Her New Novel

Longreads Charlotte May / PexelsReading poet, essayist, and novelist Patricia Lockwood on our internet lives is a bit like falling down a rabbit hole and losing your mind. Lockwood’s musings and observations on what it’s like to be extremely online in our digital and...

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The Glint

The Glint

http://reallifemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/The-Glint.mp3Full-text audio version of this essay. If you’ve purchased a new phone or TV in the past few years, you may have noticed that night-time viewing has caused your eyes a bit more strain. That’s because many...

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Interview on tech unions and Wikipedia: Digital unionism generally is quite new

Interview on tech unions and Wikipedia: Digital unionism generally is quite new

The Tech Workers Coalition (TWC) helps workers in the technology sector with organizing, in the German case especially with setting up works councils. To prevent historical and current initiatives in this area from being forgotten, TWC is now organizing an edit-a-thon...

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Feindeslisten: Ein Gesetzentwurf gegen Nazis gefährdet antifaschistische Recherche

Feindeslisten: Ein Gesetzentwurf gegen Nazis gefährdet antifaschistische Recherche

Über 25.000 Personen stehen auf der Liste der rechtsextremen „Nordkreuz“-Gruppe. In der „Wir kriegen euch alle“-Sammlung wurden Adressen von Aktivistinnen, Journalisten und Künstlern veröffentlicht, die sich gegen Rassismus engagieren. Auf Hetz-Seiten wie „Nürnberg...

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