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In Whose Interest? Gender and Far-Right Politics in the United States

This report examines women’s and gender politics in the U.S. in the context of far-right nationalist populism and extremism, in three parts. First, it…


US-Präsidentschaftswahl: „Die Corona-Pandemie ist das bestimmende Thema“

Die USA steuern auf eine Rekord-Beteiligung an der Präsidentschaftswahl zu. Aus Sicht des Büroleiters der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Washington, Knut…



Who will decide the 2020 election—and what do they believe?

The 2020 contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is far from over, yet a look at the fundamentals of the election suggests it may not end up as one…



Are there any persuadable voters left in the US?

‘White working-class men’ are seen as the hard core of Trump’s support, yet a big group of working-class voters—black, brown and white—are…



Reviving transatlantic relations after Trump

If Joe Biden were to win the White House, transatlantic relations could return to default or be transformed—with much depending on how Europe reacted.



What does declining union membership mean for the 2020 U.S. election?


Support for unions is high and rising. Yet unionization rates in the United States continue to slide. Why?



Will Americans embrace social democracy during the 2020 elections—or ever?

The 2020 election in the United States is a critical juncture. Will Americans embrace social democracy or democratic socialism during the 2020…



Kanada blickt einem stürmischen Herbst entgegen

Während die Tage allmählich kürzer werden und der Wind kühler wird, sehen sich die aus ihren Sommerferien zurückgekehrten Kanadier_innen auf einmal…



Canadians face down a tumultuous fall

As the days gradually get shorter and the breeze cooler, Canadians are returning from their summer vacations to find a much-changed political scene…



Martin Schulz to become Chairman of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Kurt Beck, the Chairman of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung proposed former President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Social Democratic…


A news services on current political, economic and cultural developments provided by the Washington Office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Its target readership are German public officials, professionals, journalists, as well as researchers. FES Perspectives are mostly published in German and written by varying American and German experts.

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Gebert, Raoul

CETA - eine sozialdemokratische Perspektive aus Kanada

Raoul Gebert. - Berlin : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Referat Westeuropa/Nordamerika, März 2016. - 3 Seiten = 100 KB, PDF-File. - (Perspektive
Berlin, 2016

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New histories for enduring conflicts: a comparative analysis

thoughts from a one-day conference - Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Carnegie Endowement for International Peace
WashingtonDC;Berlin, 2015

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Turkey's June 7, 2015 parliamentary elections

voters opt for change
Washington,D.C., 2015

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Carnahan, Russ

Parlamentswahlen in den Vereinigten Staaten 2014

Berlin, 2014

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Graff, Garrett M.

Ein kritischer Blick auf die amerikanische Anti-Terror-Politik inmitten des NSA-Skandals

Berlin, 2013

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Graff, Garrett M.

The threat of terrorism is ebbing, but US counterterrorism policies are not

a critical look at US counterterrorism efforts amid the NSA scandal
Berlin, 2013

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Boyer, Spencer P.

Immigration and integration in the 2012 U.S. presidential race

transatlanatic perspectives
Berlin, 2012

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Charap, Samuel

Developing a more comprehensive Russia policy

lessons learned from the German and US experiences
Berlin, 2012

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Charap, Samuel

Auf dem Weg zu einer umfassenderen Russlandpolitik

Lehren aus deutschen und US-amerikanischen Erfahrungen
Berlin, 2012

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Holste, Heiko

Weichenstellung Wahlrecht

die Vorbereitung der US-Präsidentschafts- und Kongresswahlen 2012
Berlin;Bonn, 2011

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