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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.

Climate Changes Politics
For the French philosopher, climate has become a defining question in politics today, shaping worldviews across the spectrum of left and right. At EU election time, Bruno Latour argues that the Green movement find itself at last talking the right language and setting the agenda for the future.
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Breaking Europe’s Double Deadlock
Breaking Europe’s Double Deadlock
French President Macron's bid to reform Europe has missed vital opportunities. Carefully built alliances and transnational politics are key to effectively changing Europe.
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Imagining Climate Futures
Imagining Climate Futures
Surrounded by water, the Dutch city of Dordrecht's future is rendered uncertain by climate change. Research turned to stakeholders to map out four possible scenarios for the city.
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Can Deliberative Democracy Put EU Politics Back on Track?
Can Deliberative Democracy Put EU Politics Back on Track?
Political scientist Cristina Monge argues that the public needs a real stake in shaping its politics if the European project is going to succeed.
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Enter the Dragon: the New Global Economic Order and What It Means for Europe
Enter the Dragon: the New Global Economic Order and What It Means for Europe
The world economy has become a battleground for geopolitical hegemony. To stay in the game, the EU needs a new strategy.
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Basic Income Has Always Been a Women’s Cause
Basic Income Has Always Been a Women’s Cause
In the UK, women spearheaded early campaigns for a basic income. Natalie Bennett explains why the feminist case for a UBI remains strong today.
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Europe’s Unfinished Business
Europe’s Unfinished Business
The EU needs a new model for doing business, one which marries innovation, social justice & sustainability, & puts Europe on the road to shared prosperity before crisis hits again.
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The Roof Is on Fire: How Europe Can Save the Planet
The Roof Is on Fire: How Europe Can Save the Planet
WWF Germany's Michael Schäfer explains what is at stake in the European elections from an environmental and biodiversity perspective.
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