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Conspiracy theories in French public domain

The terrorist attacks in France in 2015 have brought to light the existence of a tangible current of conspiracy theories. Since then, the circulation of conspiracy theories or fake news in the public forum has been worrying. The Jean-Jaurès Foundation and Conspiracy Watch have therefore conducted a study to provide an estimate of the penetration...

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One, two or more states in Israel-Palestine? That isn’t the question

For a long time and for far too long a time, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been trapped in a perceived one-state/two-state dichotomy. This dichotomy has provided life support to the so-called Middle East Peace Process. The irony, or rather tragedy, is that it is precisely the persistence of such a process, and the time that...

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Immigration in Luxembourgish football The influence of football practice on the street and in clubs

Football practised on the street and in clubs has played a major role in the integration of foreign workers in industrial societies. It was the case in Luxembourg in the industrial south for Italian immigration since the end of the 19th century and then as from the 1960s for Portuguese immigration throughout the country. Find...

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“Women’s participation in EU politics – Učešće žena u politici Evropske Unije“

Freelance international gender equality expert. Gender equality and women’s participation have never been major focuses of the EU. But in time, due to the constant efforts of progressive, active women in the EU, these issues are slowly moving from being ‘non–issues’ to being important for the main- stream EU politics. This process was given a...

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Is the football bubble about to burst? The case for financial regulation in football

A short abstract: While football’s growth figures are exceptional, the risk that the ‘football bub- ble’ will burst cannot be ignored and the view from behind the scenes is not so bright. Football is a globalised sport under constant media scrutiny and is also a social reality. Richard Bouigue, Deputy Mayor of the 12th arrondissement...

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The Security–Migration– Development nexus revised: A perspective from the Sahel

The nexus of security, migration and development in Africa is cru- cial, but certainly not only because of the flows of migrants coming to Europe. It is evident that devel- opment, migration, peace and security are connected in several ways, but more light needs to be shed on the concrete effects of their interactions. In...

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The other democratic deficit: A toolbox for the EU to safeguard democracy in Member States

This publication makes a number of concrete suggestions on how the EU can safeguard and pro- mote democracy in its Member States. The suggestions include monitoring, conditionality of EU funds, judicial enforcement by the European Union, the support of civil society through a new fund for NGOs and the appointment of a Special Representative on...

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Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

How household incomes can grow the way they used to The UK economy may be growing but most households are not feeling the benefit. Stagnating wages, a rise in insecure work, public spending cuts and regional inequalities have all contributed to a squeeze on family incomes. What do we need to do now to get...

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Malta to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote

In March, Malta’s Parliament unanimously approved a constitutional amendment that will allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in general elections. This is a natural step forward in Malta’s journey of progressive social reform, especially given that the Labour Government had already granted 16 year olds the opportunity to vote in local council elections....

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Are we worse off than our parents? What the data tell us

The economic, social and insti- tutional crisis in recent years in Spain has opened up a big gap between the generations. That distance is very evident between two population groups, the baby boomers and the Millennials. To understand the problems of the young and the risks of this generational gap the Felipe González Foundation has...

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