Europe’s internal fault lines over migration bedevil its capacity to act coherently on the issue on the international stage.
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Confederation, the new force on the far right in Poland which broke through in the parliamentary elections, is the party of (male) privilege, not precarity.
Sheri Berman warns that, however self-evident the crisis of this neoliberal phase of capitalism may appear, it will not automatically collapse.
The European Union has been on a path-dependent trajectory since its foundation towards market-clearing. Its mission needs to be redefined as social-embedding.
Continuing our series on a ‘just transition’, Ludovic Voet stresses that allocating European funding is no substitute for a strategy to achieve it.
After more than a year of grim scientific projections and growing activism, world leaders are increasingly recognising the urgency of the climate crisis. Yet nothing has been done.
Éloi Laurent opens a Social Europe series on the ‘just transition’ by framing it in the context of the social-ecological state.
The best model for the EU is one of differentiated integration—but with a soft rather than a hard core of member states.
The concept of social dialogue has become empty rhetoric, divorced from reality.
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, over 50 female union leaders urge stronger action by the incoming European Commission.
For Karin Pettersson, journalism has never been more challenging—and never more important.
How well children, dependent adults and the elderly are cared for isn’t about national stereotypes—but it does reflect welfare regimes.