Through the Fridays for Future protests, young people vent their frustration with political short-sightedness—yet little is being done to tackle intergenerational injustice.
Social Europe Columns & Interviews
Social Europe columns are op-ed style comment and analysis articles on issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We also sometimes publish interviews and conversations with leading decision-makers and thinkers.
The opening of debate on minimum wages across the EU has precipitated a Nordic union reaction against incursions on collective bargaining.
Societies should not allow firms’ owners and their agents to drive the discussion about reforming corporate governance.
Whatever the company might wish to call it, Uber’s relationship with its workers is one of employment.
The new Just Transition Fund puts a coal phase-out by 2030 for the whole of Europe within reach.
Keynes recognised the key role of the financial system in modern capitalist economies and Peter Bofinger argues the 2008 crisis must bring the demise of neoclassical economics—which still doesn’t.
Freeports may epitomise the Brexiters’ ‘global Britain’ but the UK economy performs too poorly for these to be more than luxury entrepôts.
In the latest contribution to our series on ‘just transition’, Monique Goyens argues that it must address the people finding it hard to pay their energy bills.
The purpose of limited-liability protection was to encourage investment in corporations, yet it has evolved into a source of systemic market failure.
Trade unions are often represented as slow-moving and ossified. Yet, as Sweden shows, they are key to adapting flexibly to a world of work in rapid flux.
Sheri Berman sets out the reasoning of the contending camps behind the US Democratic presidential contenders—and their European resonances.
Employers and policy-makers can drive real progress in improving women’s working lives.