The ‘Vienna model’ has been distorted to embrace private investment but its real redefinition should be ecological.
The European Health Data Space should serve patients and healthcare workers, not private profit.
Europeans are living through an extraordinary historical moment. Great contemporary works of art help them grasp it.
Elevating job quality by resourcing workers better is pivotal to addressing today’s workplace and societal challenges.
To counter the threats posed to climate, biodiversity, human health and societal wellbeing, food systems need urgent transformation.
Romania’s recent law strengthening collective bargaining offers a way forward for the European Union.
Europe’s social-protection schemes are full of holes, affecting the most vulnerable most—but they can be fixed.
Spain’s #MeToo moment shows however that things are changing.
Amid a sea of online misinformation, in a ‘polycrisis’ world reliable public-interest journalism has never been more essential.
Police services exist to uphold the rule of law. They can only do so if their policing model is based on protection of human rights.
Women are increasingly assuming leading roles in trade unions. Next comes changing organisational cultures.
Europe needs to address a major factor in the mental-health crisis facing adolescent girls in particular.
Vaccines and medicines must no longer be thought of as profitable commodities but public goods.
Europe’s unwillingness to invest in public services and meet the greatest need is creating second-class citizens.
An EU committee for social dialogue in social services is a gain for the sector and an advance for the process.
Babies born during the pandemic are behind on communication at age two—but other developmental areas remain unaffected.
A report out today highlights how independent media will be as critical as funding for Ukraine’s postwar recovery.
EU standards for national equality bodies have come a step closer but there is work for the European Parliament to do.
A framework for conditions in the cultural sector is back on the agenda. This time it must stay there.
Portugal’s rolling out of free universal childcare offers a model in social investment and tackling inequality.
Heterosexual couples in which the woman is the only earner report lower life satisfaction, according to new research.