Sheri Berman explores how progressives can offer viable solutions and build effective political coalitions to reverse the populist victories since the financial crisis.
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Short-time work has prevented a drastic slump in employment in Europe. The United States has not been so lucky.
Some might have taken for granted the liberal world order of postwar decades. Until Donald Trump trashed it.
The US presidential election highlights the gap between the promise of freedom and justice and reality for African-Americans fuelling the recent protests.
A damning new report reveals the grim decline of nature in the European Union. The member states have the opportunity this week to begin to repair the damage.
Some claim social dialogue is a luxury in a crisis when quick decisions are needed. On the contrary, the pandemic has proved.
Ensuring a high wage floor in the EU is not just the right thing to do to lift the low paid but is integral to recovery from the pandemic.
Adam Tooze assesses the significance of China’s goal-setting for climate neutrality.
The defence of universal norms needs to be broadened beyond Hungary and Poland and beyond the rule of law.
The pandemic demands moving beyond the fragmented and compartmentalised approach to occupational health and safety in the EU.
‘White working-class men’ are seen as the hard core of Trump’s support, yet a big group of working-class voters—black, brown and white—are persuadable.
If Joe Biden were to win the White House, transatlantic relations could return to default or be transformed—with much depending on how Europe reacted.
Paul Mason argues that with authoritarian conservatives in the White House and the Kremlin it’s no surprise the far right is thriving in Europe.
The good news is that unemployment has only risen modestly so far; the bad news is that hours worked have plummeted.
The big challenge is to move from a perspective of individual discrimination towards addressing systemic racism.
A tentative growth in trust shows Covid-19 has not yet torn the social fabric of Europe.
The pioneering Danish collective agreement on platform-based domestic workers has been vitiated by a misguided ruling by its competition authority.
The digitalisation of work, despite its potential, risks becoming an impersonal means by which employers tilt the balance of power.