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Turning the clock forward

By Ursula Huws / 15 April, 2021

The Covid pandemic has drawn new attention to the key importance of personal services for household survival, ranging from food delivery to care services. But all too often such services are provided by precarious workers, often employed via online platforms. Platform work is widespread across Europe and growing rapidly, research […]

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“Like a boss” – management by algorithm is taking over at the workplace

By Valerio de Stefano / 15 April, 2021

All managerial functions are now entrusted to algorithm-powered tools, raising large expectations and new risks. This trend is not confined to platform work. No economic sector is immune to the adoption of such systems. The EU institutions are engaged in a promising process that may lead to new regulatory solutions, […]

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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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European digital market and creative industries: has the right strategy been chosen?

By Hervé Rony / 22 December, 2017

The European Commission has made the creation of a digital market one of its highest priorities.

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Implications of the EU’s declarations relating to cyber security and access to the Digital Single Market

By Mark Skilton / 22 December, 2017

There are several challenges that need to be faced in order to achieve the goal of a Digital Single Market in the EU

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After the tertiary sector, the middle class confronted with the digital sector

By Daniel Cohen / 9 November, 2017

Is it a threat for Social Europe and more specially labour? An interview by Alain Bloëdt with Daniel Cohen

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The internet and the second era of democracy

By Don Tapscott / 12 January, 2017

To restore legitimacy and trust we need a second era of democracy.

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