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European fiscal rules: reform urgently needed

By Philipp Heimberger / 6 May, 2021

The EU’s fiscal rules are currently deactivated due to the Covid-19 crisis. However, returning to the pre-Corona rules would be counterproductive. The first priority of reform efforts should be to ensure that applying the rules will not deepen economic crises and hold back recovery. The second priority should be to […]

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Artificial Intelligence and social rights: a first assessment

By Brando Benifei / 28 April, 2021

The EC’s recent proposal for AI regulation is the first of its kind in the world. It is an excellent base to shape a domain that opens enormous opportunities. But the door for abuses and wide interpretation by some member states, as well as by illiberal regimes worldwide, is not […]

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Using the history of technological revolutions to understand the present and shape the future

By Carlota Perez / 17 February, 2021

The beginning of the year 2021 feels like a crossroads. We have now been through three major crises in the last 20 years, each worse than the last: the dotcom bubble of 2000, the Great Recession of 2008, and the global recession triggered by the Covid pandemic, bringing what might […]

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What digital future for what Social Democracy?

By Evgeny Morozov / 4 September, 2020

Nothing reveals the existential crisis of the Social Democratic model quite like its inability to get a grip on today’s digital society. To reinvigorate itself and society, Social Democracy must embrace a new ambitious project that would not only reveal the true costs and vulnerabilities of neoliberal empowerment (where global […]

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“Citizens need to organise against the social media regime”

By Vincent Mosco / 12 August, 2019

Citizens’ mobilisation and other alternatives to the powerful system of surveillance capitalism that Big Tech and governments have created.

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Tightening the knot

By Tom Dobber / 18 June, 2019

AI doesn’t kill democracy – yet. But it does affect core principles of democratic societies

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Resisting surveillance

By Shoshana Zuboff / 7 June, 2019

Surveillance Capitalism uses our data for generating revenues – but without our knowledge or control.

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Cognitive capitalism and the assault on democracy

By Laurent Alexandre / 19 May, 2019

In the light of Artificial Intelligence, everything needs to be re-thought: from our idea of a human being to every aspect of society.

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No reason for AI and GAFAM to escape democratic oversight

By Paul Nemitz / 18 May, 2019

How to shape technology so that it strengthens democracy, rather than weakening it?

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Setting up the internet for the common good

By Geert-Jan Bogaerts / 13 May, 2019

Combating Silicon Valley capitalism and Chinese collectivism, so that the internet can serve the people again.

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