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Can you hear me now?

By Jackie Jones / 12 April, 2021

Resentment and realisation can take many forms. Have the different generations learnt anything from the pandemic? Will we change the way we look at life and our relationships after Covid-19? It is the first year of university for my nineteen-year-old son. No face-to-face tuition, freshers’ week, parties, or club meetings. […]

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The EU’s multilateral ambitions: the why and the how

By Nicoletta Pirozzi / 22 February, 2021

On 17 February, the High Representative Josep Borrell and the European Commission released a Joint Communication on strengthening the EU’s contribution to rules-based multilateralism: on first sight a document in the continuity of previous ones, but also one that reveals important changes in how the EU sees itself on the […]

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Fighting precarity: a paradigm shift from equality-in-prosperity to solidarity-in-wellbeing

By Albena Azmanova / 15 February, 2021

We stand at a pivotal point in history – one that contains the opportunity to replace the equality-in-prosperity formula of progressive politics with a new one: solidarity-in-wellbeing. For the past 100 years, the critique of capitalism has centred on unfair distributive outcomes (economic inequality), as well as the damage that […]

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Defending fundamental rights and solidarity in the New Pact on Migration and Asylum

By Birgit Sippel / 18 December, 2020

In September 2020, the European Commission finally presented its New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The proposals were supposed to inject much-needed momentum into the reform of the European asylum system, which the Council has delayed for too long. But again, we see that Member States maintain well-known positions to […]

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We need a Europe that cares and that is seen to care

By Frank Vandenbroucke / 24 November, 2020

Two weeks ago, the European Commission published a highly ambitious Communication on a European Health Union. There is little doubt that the EU’s role in health will increase significantly in the near future. There should not just be more Europe, but also a better Europe at play in this crucial […]

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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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It is time for the courage to show solidarity!

By Gesine Schwan / 4 May, 2020

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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The reconstruction of the European economy after the Corona pandemic

By Gerhard Stahl / 12 April, 2020

Despite a first important step, EU governments should be more courageous and develop new EU financial instruments and new concepts.

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Corona Virus, the greatest test to our values and choices

By Maria João Rodrigues / 20 March, 2020

The corona virus will be the greatest test to our values and will force us to make clearer choices

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‘Collaborative Future Making’ explained

By Per-Anders Hillgren / 19 June, 2018

The ability to imagine different versions of what could constitute a future sustainable city will be crucial to cope with increasingly societal challenges.

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