Progressive Politics

The progressive left in the United States is harnessing the power of a grassroots political movement to change the way the country thinks about politics. The performance of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary in the 2016 Presidential Election and subsequent meteoric rise of politicians like Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Elizabeth Warren have demonstrated that ideas that were once considered fringe political ideas are moving into the mainstream. The FES accompanies these political movements acting as an interlocutor and convener of voices from both sides of the Atlantic to promote issues of fairness and equality.

Events

06.04.2021

TRIUMPH OF THE WOMEN?

The Female Face of the Populist & Far Right


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Inauguration Day in America: Linking Washington and Berlin

EVENT | January 20, 2021


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04.11.2020

Taking Stock: The Day After A Historic Election

ONLINE LIVE EVENT: November 4, 2020


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Latest Publications

18.12.2020

The U.S., Germany, and Nord Stream 2

Germany and the United States differ in their approaches to Russia’s energy trade with Europe, giving rise to a potential stumbling block over Nord…


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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…


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8. Mai: Wir verdanken den USA viel

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von Knut Dethlefsen: Am 8. Mai 1945 endete nicht nur der Zweite Weltkrieg in Europa. Es begann auch eine enge Partnerschaft zwischen Deutschland und…


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