The New Deal was a social contract with the American people. A European Green New Deal must likewise enshrine social alongside ecological aspirations.
Social Europe articles on employment and labour
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Economic inequality has burgeoned as income from capital has risen faster than growth. Time to change the owners of capital.
There is no real alternative to social dialogue, collective agreements and the voice of workers—even the OECD agrees.
Legal arguments over the EU posting of workers directive raise the issue of which is to prevail: workers’ rights or unregulated markets?
Regulating conventional multinationals is difficult enough but taming digital labour platforms raises even more challenges.
Despite rising employment in many western economies, poverty is not declining. What’s wrong with labour-market policies?
In our series on ‘just transition’, Marina Povitkina and Bo Rothstein argue neglected issues around quality of government need addressing to secure public legitimacy.
Christian Kellermann and Mareike Winkler open a Social Europe series on artificial intelligence, arguing that regulation will be needed to ensure prosperity for all.
The Council of the EU has agreed a recommendation on access to social protection. Is the glass half-full or half-empty?
In our series on ‘just transition’, Béla Galgóczi focuses on what it means for the key sectors of coal and cars.
Taking the EU directive on work-life balance off the page will require determined trade-union efforts, including in challenging prejudices.
The privileging of economic freedoms over social rights by the European Court of Justice could be reversed by a thorough harmonisation of European social law.