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.
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.
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.
In light of the eurozone and, now, climate crises, EU macroeconomic policy co-ordination needs a reboot.
A ‘just transition’ must replace fear of, and resistance to, brown job losses with consensus behind social investment. Pension reform provides parallels and pointers.
John Weeks argues in our ‘just transition’ series that its success is linked to a political message of hope.
The wealth tax proposals advanced by Democratic US presidential primary contenders have drawn vehement criticism from many who should be supporting them.
Homeless people tend to have individualised, complex needs. But their first requirement is simple—a home.
There is only one problem with the theory that the labour market is becoming polarised between the low- and high-skilled. It’s wrong.
A new report has identified good and bad practices which can inform national efforts at ‘just transition’.
Europe must act on its global responsibility to protect human and workers’ rights.
Branko Milanovic explains the possible thinking behind Vladimir Putin’s recent clouded constitutional announcements.