Proactive engagement to help overcome the stalemate and firm signalling that any autocratic crackdown will trigger strong and effective measures are needed.
Social Europe articles on politics
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The pandemic has brought into focus the social contract between income and contribution which can underpin a solidaristic welfare state.
Branko Milanovic argues that ‘stop the world, we want to get off’ is no basis for a revival of progressive politics.
The current understanding of intersectionality is a dead-end for progressive politics.
After the summer holidays, schools across Europe have been fretting about if and when they will have to switch back to digital distance learning—but not in Estonia.
If the sensitising impact of ‘Black Lives Matter’ is not to ebb, a new European narrative and concrete actions are needed.
It is sometimes suggested social-democratic parties are torn between ‘communitarian’ workers and ‘cosmopolitan’ professionals—but it’s not so simple.
A new book turns away from the ‘demand side’ focus of much populism analysis to the ‘supply’ of a plutocratic, ever-more right-wing Republican party.
Reconciliation of procedural and distributive justice in the EU hinges on citizens’ support.
European citizenship must be invested with more political significance—and never treated as a commodity for sale.
Karin Pettersson argues that struggles around race and gender are fundamentally about inclusion on an equal footing in the political community.
No one should be smug about racism in Europe. Here too there is a toxic interaction between ethnicity, equality and the environment.