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By Tony Payne
We need to move away urgently from the dead-end of ‘progressive deglobalisation’ and its fatal embrace of nationalism.
By Heikki Patomäki
The belief in the efficiency of free-trade globalisation is based on abstract microeconomic reasoning disconnected from our real world.
By Janna Besamusca
To address all cross-cutting pay inequalities,the Gender Equality Strategy should focus on decent wage floors, working time, the predictability of working time, and public procurement.
By Radovan Geist
Slovakia was ripe for a political change after Fico, but the new government will continue with trends that were already dragging Slovakia off the European trajectory.
By Brigita Schmögnerová
The election results have proven that the traditional left-right political divide in Slovakia has weakened. The election was won by the social populist Igor Matovič with promises to fight against corruption and oligarchy.
By Maria Noichl
Interview with Maria Noichl, SPD MEP and rapporteur in the European Parliament for the Gender Equality Strategy
By Kevin Cunningham
While Brexit was a non-issue in the Irish general election, considerable challenges emerge from it.
By Chloe Manahan
Sinn Féin captured the Zeitgeist and demonstrated that conservative instincts to dilute radical policies with moderate messaging no longer works.
By David Kitching
The results of the Irish Election invite comparisons to a political earthquake, but a brief look at recent history tells a more multi-layered story.

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Why Ireland’s low tax policy has survived for so long

Since the late 1950s, Irish governments support foreign investment, and the utilisation of tax and other means in the pursuit of this policy
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Empirical effects of direct democracy

Direct democracy tools are neither panacea, nor a danger to democracy - but they do influence decision making.

Taxation in the sky : towards a progressive aviation tax in line with climate justice

While the Council of the UE is considering both a revision of the 2003 Energy Taxation Directive and a project of aviation tax, there is space for a renewed and fair fiscal regime.

Gender pay gap: The venom is in the tail(s)

To address all cross-cutting pay inequalities,the Gender Equality Strategy should focus on decent wage floors, working time, the predictability of working time, and public procurement.

The corona-crisis: a momentum for progressive policies?

Will this crisis offer a momentum for the – non-nostalgic – revival of what is the essence of Social Democratic, Socialist and progressive policies?
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The Progressive Post #12

The Progressive Post is a progressive and European magazine in the form of a daily updated online version as well as a paper edition three times a year. It features articles and original interviews, with contributions from campaigners, academics and practitioners of politics.

In an era of profound upheaval, our ambition is to offer inspiring progressive reflections to a readership that joins us in hoping that a different and more just world is possible.

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