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.
Social Europe articles on politics
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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.
References to ‘the people’ are misleading. Populism is no democratic corrective.
The fossil-fuel industry has been revealed to have invested vast resources in lobbying EU institutions.
Assuming the UK does eventually leave the EU, its next government will need to negotiate new relationships with the rest of the world.
With the UK facing one of the most important elections in decades, the focus should be on the clear programmatic differences between the main parties, rather than weekly polling outcomes.
It may be three decades since the Berlin wall came down but too many others have recently proliferated.