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Our special coverage presents opinion articles about the COVID-19 health crisis and its effects on our economy and society, global politics, migration policies and democratic systems.

The EU must ensure that the environmental and social commitments outlined before the crisis will not get lost, but reinforced in this new era.

The articles in this new issue of the Progressive Post focus on these critical questions.

The 75th anniversary of the United Nations: the urgently needed reforms and their enemies

The Covid-19 crisis has shown the dramatic discrepancy between the scale of the current transnational challenges (public health, climate change, security, financial stability, extreme poverty, sustainable development, terrorism…) and the weakness of global governance. This gap was visible even before the pandemic, but became much more evident in early 2020. Simply defending the past multilateral …

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Radically transforming the EU economy – and how to finance it

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed a simple truth: today’s model of globalised, financialised capitalism, teetering on a shaky foundation of vast debts and costly credit, cannot deliver human well-being. In order to reverse the course, a safe ecological load has to be fixed – a ‘Plimsoll line’, like the white line on vessels that shows …

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Urban development in Allende’s Chile: going up!

At the time of Salvador Allende’s election victory on 4 September 1970, Chile was experiencing accelerated urbanisation that was deeply unequal. Confronting the housing deficit, and providing access to urban services and facilities would be one of the challenges of Allende’s Popular government. With creativity and involvement of the people, President Allende tackled innovatively the …

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Three solutions for a European climate and jobs pact

This Call is launched by over 700 leading youth climate activists, climate scientists, unionists, economists, environmentalists, entrepreneurs and politicians from all 27 members States, with support from over 1 million citizens (and counting).

It is time for the courage to show solidarity!

German SPD do not have a reputation for being particularly solidary or fair towards our neighbours. Now, they have a new chance to prove that reputation wrong.
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