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VOLUME 18 | 2049: Open Future

Latest Thematic Edition

VOLUME 18 | 2049: Open Future

The politics of tomorrow start with the politics of today. Beyond any one theme, this collection of essays, stories, and interviews, complemented by infographics, looks forward to imagine the Europe(s) to be in 2049.

In Search of a Digital Arcadia
The internet of today is far from the digital promised land first imagined by cyber utopians. Geopolitics will play a defining role in shaping its future.
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Solidarity Economy & the Commons in Central & Eastern Europe
Solidarity Economy & the Commons in Central & Eastern Europe
Takeaways from the international solidarity economy wave are relevant for Central and Eastern Europe, but they must take into account local context.
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A New Social Contract for the 21st Century
A New Social Contract for the 21st Century
From climate change to robotisation, the challenges of the 21st century call for a new model of democracy. Dirk Holemans explores what a new social contract might look like.
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Delivering Green Mobility in 2049
Delivering Green Mobility in 2049
The shift to a future green transport system offers huge benefits for citizens and environment alike, but requires deep transformation.
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Who is in charge of the European Pillar of Social Rights?
Who is in charge of the European Pillar of Social Rights?
Over a year after the EU "proclaimed" a series of social rights, little has been done and the initiative risks becoming an empty promise.
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Life on the Green Islands of Southern Europe in 2049
Life on the Green Islands of Southern Europe in 2049
For renewable energy communities, the path to sustainability is paved by political choices.
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The New Logic of Warfare
The New Logic of Warfare
The LSE professor reflects on the transformed nature of warfare in an era of globalisation and new technologies, and the EU's role in preventing future wars.
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Restoring biodiversity through rewilding
Restoring biodiversity through rewilding
Rewilding might not be perfect or completely true to lost primeval worlds, but it does offer a positive way forward to bring back wildlife and restore vital natural processes.
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