Contributors

At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Hans Dembowski

Hans Dembowski

euz.editor@dandc.eu

is editor-in-chief of D+C/E+Z.

All articles of Hans Dembowski

Global governance

In world affairs, “person of colour” is a misleading term

The focus on racialised ideas of identities helps to hide problematic power dynamics in international relations

Identity politics

Why the acronym BIPoC is less useful than it seems

A term that can help to assess social dynamics in the USA is not useful in large parts of Africa and Asia

Gaza war

One percent of Gaza’s population has died in the current war

The more collective trauma grows, the harder it will be to achieve reconciliation between Israel and Palestine

Antisemitism

Hating Jews, but supporting Israel

Elon Musk’s barely concealed antisemitism hurts his advertising revenues, but does not seem to affect his relationship to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Climate negotiations

Once again, climate-summit results are “too little, too late”

Three decades after UNCCC was adopted, it is clear that it did not deliver what it was supposed to deliver

Palestine

Why Hamas is not a liberation movement

The Islamist militia is authoritarian and feared by many Palestinians

Jewish voices

Israel deserves solidarity, Netanyahu not so much

After the cruel Hamas terrorism, prominent Jewish voices express criticism of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Our View

Democracy needs separate branches of government

Elections are important, but unless there are independent institutions, liberty will be eroded fast

Gaza war

Israel/Palestine: “Focus on what is happening in the present”

Jewish philosopher Susan Neiman on the context of the Hamas pogrom of 7 October, Netanyahu’s government and criticising Israel

Sovereign-debt crisis

“Without debt relief, Sri Lanka’s economy will keep deteriorating”

IMF policies did not solve Sri Lanka’s problems but made them worse, claims a sociologist who assesses the country’s ongoing debt crisis

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