19.04.2016

What are the merits of economic contraction, is degrowth the way forward? The pros and cons of economic growth

A deBuren TTT debate

Beyond GDP With the primacy of economic growth coming into dispute, people are looking for alternative models, among them degrowth. deBuren look at the pros and cons of growth and degrowth, asking whether the prioritisation of economic growth is harmful for our societies and environment and what the implementation of a degrowth influenced economic policy would look like. Watch the video highlights!

24.04.2014

Computer says no

A Coolpolitics debate

Democraticisation or distraction? Is e-democracy an innovation or a regression? Do online voting tools and the new opportunities offered by social media actually help us to become more politically proactive or, in that they offer us to many ready made solutions, do they encourage a new passivity which is damaging political participation? Coolpolitics investigates.
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10.04.2014

In the EU we (mis)trust – on the road to the EU elections

An ECF/De Balie co-operative affiliate debate

The way forward? What is the way forward for the EU? Should we be moving closer together or further apart? At a time in which many distrust the union, ECF and De Balie took a look at what is likely to be on our political horizon in the coming election year.
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