Closing Regulatory Loopholes or Imposing Total Control? A look at China’s system of social credit
China’s social credit system is a highly debated topic for how it treads the fine line between technological advancement and fragile social structures. Genia Kostka discusses its gamification approach and other interesting results from her study.
30 years after German reunification: How gender roles deteriorated to Western standards
The reunification of East and West Germany has long since brought about challenges in deciding which cultural and structural norms were to be followed. The social roles of women with regards to their careers and their families was no exception.
Gender asterisk or not How German media are making their way towards a gender-sensitive language
The battle on the sharp distinction between male and female in the German language has been a long and often losing one for progressives, but this group of female journalists has taken it upon themselves to change that. Learn about the history of the gender asterisk and what’s being done to champion…
Feminism and those who carry its torch have long since impacted and transformed many sectors and structures in society. In Ecuador, a week-long event is held to discuss how Feminism contributes to the field of economy, and extensively talks about Feminist Economics and what sets it apart. Read about…
What kind of just transition is needed to shape a climate resilient future for Kenya?
Success in achieving Vision 2030, the SDGs, and living up to the commitments of the Paris Agreement will require a transition to a more equal, socially just, and ecologically sustainable economic model.
Chile and Climate Change: Thinking global, acting local
In a rush to ‘solve’ the issues impacting our climate, we often overlook the realities for local and indigenous people. A reality which, simply put needs to understand that collaborative participation, transparency, accountability and governance must be a hallmark of the transformation together…
Building liveable, social cities for the economy of tomorrow in Asia and Germany
Urbanists from Europe and Asia are facing some of the same challenges, but from often quite different angles. Experts from nine Asian countries visited Germany to explore social city making in Berlin and Leipzig.
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