The coronavirus crisis has highlighted how the welfare state of the future must be built on an ethic of care rather than self-interest.
The pandemic has reinforced the case for egalitarianism to define the ethos of the welfare state.
The pandemic has highlighted the fragility of social protection, especially in the developing world. A new global fund is needed—and it’s affordable.
In the wake of the pandemic, the classical variety of national welfare models must be transformed into a multi-level social citizenship.
It is time to put the patient-to-carer relationship at the centre of this most human-faced sector—and the EU must play its part.
Mary Daly tells Robin Wilson that the coronavirus crisis has exposed the partial and limited nature of gender-equality gains.
Older persons have suffered a terrible toll from the coronavirus—now countries must invest in long-term care.
The temptation to cut welfare expenditures to reduce deficits inflated by the pandemic must be resisted.
The welfare state sought to protect workers from labour-market risks. After Covid-19, reduced working time and greater autonomy must be on the agenda.
The pandemic has brought into focus the social contract between income and contribution which can underpin a solidaristic welfare state.
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted how the welfare state of the future must include the growing mass of precarious labour, especially among youth.
Lockdown conditions have put in question the disproportionate burden of unpaid work placed on women, evidence from Turkey shows.