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Green Wave showcases some of the best articles from the Green European Journal - Europe’s leading political ecology magazine offering green & progressive ideas and analysis.

For the text version of the articles and printed editions go to greeneuropeanjournal.eu, or follow GEJ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GreenEUJournal.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

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Green Wave showcases some of the best articles from the Green European Journal - Europe’s leading political ecology magazine offering green & progressive ideas and analysis.

For the text version of the articles and printed editions go to greeneuropeanjournal.eu, or follow GEJ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GreenEUJournal.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

    Germany’s Year of Elections: Has the Pandemic Scuppered the Green Rise

    Germany’s Year of Elections: Has the Pandemic Scuppered the Green Rise

    2021 is Germany's "super election year"!

    The end of Merkel era, the rise of the Greens, the fallout from the pandemic.

    Roderick Kefferputz analyses the year ahead in German politics and the latest on the prospects of the German Greens in 2021.

    Written by Roderick Kefferpütz.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/germanys-year-of-elections-has-the-pandemic-scuppered-the-green-rise/

    • 18 min
    Essential Voices: Migrant Workers on Living Through the Pandemic

    Essential Voices: Migrant Workers on Living Through the Pandemic

    This week, we talk migration and essential work.

    Migration has been a dividing line in politics in recent years. But the fact remains that society would not function without the contributions of people from other countries.

    In this episode, we hear from migrant workers in Greece, Iran, and South Africa on their experiences of #COVID19.

    Written by Cláudia Santos, Felix Kwabena, Marula Tsagkari.
    Read by Gail Rego.
    Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/essential-voices-migrant-workers-on-living-through-the-pandemic

    This article is from our latest edition: Life Under Shock: Understanding the Pandemic which analyses the ongoing health crisis, asking what it means for our politics and society both today and for the years to come. It's out now and available to read online in its entirety for free and order straight to your door at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu.

    • 19 min
    Beyond the Bubble Ageing, Solidarity and Covid-19

    Beyond the Bubble Ageing, Solidarity and Covid-19

    The pandemic has exposed many unresolved challenges for older members of society – social care, the digital divide, loneliness - sparking a conversation about ageing societies that is often deferred.

    In this episode, Christa Möller-Metzger from the European Network of Green Seniors argues it's time for a new generational compromise built around connection, participation, and solidarity and to create inclusive spaces and build a society where people of all ages and backgrounds meet and live together.

    Written by Christa Möller-Metzger.
    Read by Gail Rego.
    Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/beyond-the-bubble-ageing-solidarity-and-covid-19/.

    This article is from our new edition: Life Under Shock: Understanding the Pandemic which analyses the ongoing health crisis, asking what it means for our politics and society both today and for the years to come. It's out now and available to read online in its entirety for free and order straight to your door at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu.

    • 14 min
    The Foundational Economy for a Good Life

    The Foundational Economy for a Good Life

    What kind of economy do we want?

    The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that some economic sectors are more important than others for meeting our basic needs and making a “good life” possible.

    Alexandra Strickner, Andreas Novy, Leonhard Plank, and Richard Bärnthaler explores new ways of seeing the economy, work, and contribution.

    Written by Alexandra Strickner, Andreas Novy, Leonhard Plank, and Richard Bärnthaler. Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/the-foundational-economy-for-a-good-life/.

    This article is from our new edition: Life Under Shock: Understanding the Pandemic which analyses the ongoing health crisis, asking what it means for our politics and society both today and for the years to come. It's out now and available to read online in its entirety for free and order straight to your door at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu.

    • 16 min
    Three Responses to the Crisis

    Three Responses to the Crisis

    Since the pandemic began, different countries have taken different approaches to the Covid19 crisis.

    In the last episode of this year, sociologist Jean De Munck maps the different government responses to the health crisis and reveals which system of government is key for a green future.

    Written by Jean De Munck.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/three-responses-to-the-crisis/.

    This article is from our new edition: Life Under Shock: Understanding the Pandemic which analyses the ongoing health crisis, asking what it means for our politics and society both today and for the years to come.

    It's out now and available to read online in its entirety for free and order straight to your door at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu.

    • 21 min
    Global Green Politics in a Time of Crisis

    Global Green Politics in a Time of Crisis

    In this episode, Peter Newell asks: Has the time arrived for a global green politics?

    As the debate continues over ideas and visions about what the post-pandemic world could and should look like, it is time for Greens to make the case for a global green politics that lays out a real alternative to current ways of thinking about the economy, security, international development, and sustainability.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).
    Written by Peter Newell.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text Version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/global-green-politics-in-a-time-of-crisis/

    • 16 min

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