Haunted by a ghost in our minds: pleading for a sustainable liberalism

(Part 2) In the first publication of this series, we reconstructed how liberal theory influenced some of the most important policy tools to avert climate disaster. Above all, the purpose was to remind liberals that holding free individuals accountable for…

Haunted by a Ghost in our Minds: Pleading for a Sustainable Liberalism

(Part 1) In a great deal of European countries, the liberal parties of the 1970s acted as the first advocates of environmental protection – long before green parties took over their role with a new narrative. Sustainability has long been…

A Climate Saver Better Than Her Reputation

“You are failing us!”. According to climate activists, politicians have made false promises ofgreen growth, cheap change and looked the other way once sacrifice became inevitable. Thereis an abundance of good reasons to agree with that. However, a blame race…

Interview with Sam Hudis of the Young Democrats of America — Part 1: The Elections

On the 6th of October, I interviewed Sam Hudis, the International Officer of the Young Democrats of America (YDA). It ended up being a long discussion, which is why we decided the publish it in sections. In this first section,…

Can a Sustainability Taxonomy Make the World a Little Better?

Pictures from the Greek refugee camp Moria left me staggered. A desperately overcrowded camp on the margin between the Middle East and Europe stood in flames. The dancing fires and the dark clouds over the camp have been the expression…

Minorities and Climate Change

When talking about the effects of climate change, the notion that minorities are disproportionately affected is often invoked. In most debates, this notion is not explained any further, as though this were something obvious. Challenging this statement seems almost like…

Is Free Trade the Main Cause of Unemployment? A Misleading Populist Belief in the Age of Automation and Artificial Intelligence.

A rising group of populist political organisations is decrying globalisation and free trade agreements as an absolute evil and a source of mass unemployment for their national or local economy. Arguably, an unfair trade deal policy can cause several employment…

Interview with Ambroise Méjean, President of Les Jeunes avec Macron

This is an article in our series of interviews with liberal and progressive youth organisations. Les Jeunes avec Macron (JAM) is a French progressive youth movement founded in 2015. It is the youth party of La République En Marche, the…

Incorporating Climate Change Education In The Classroom For The Future Generation Of Children

From fires in Australia to swarms of locusts in Africa, the impact of climate change continues to affect environments around the world. As the situation grows more dire with each passing year, climate change education is more important than ever.…