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25.05.2018
Let the Machine Do ItSociety, Media and Culture

Advances in labour-saving technology promise to radically restructure the labour market. The political challenge is to ensure the benefits are shared by all.

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24.05.2018
Automation – The Final Frontier?Society, Media and Culture

What might self-driving cars, robotisation, and the so-called 'internet of things' mean for society, and how are political forces reacting?

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23.05.2018
Recasting Work in an Era of InsecurityWelfare and Social Issues

Fundamental upheavals to work are destabilising hard-fought protections. Labour codes - and work itself - must be reshaped to reflect the economic realities of our time.

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17.05.2018
Solidarity Forever: Talking Transition with Trade UnionsGreen Transition

Trade unionist Philippe Pochet on changing perspectives on climate change and transition within organised labour and the essential and challenging task of working with Greens.

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17.05.2018
Lightening Labour’s Load: An Atlas of Green Tax AlternativesFinance and Economy

Taxes on employed labour income constitute the lion’s share of fiscal government revenues for governments in Europe. With the future of work uncertain, what are Green parties’ alternatives and proposals around Europe?

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17.05.2018
Filling in the Cracks: Visions of Social Protection that WorksWelfare and Social Issues

Welfare state models have historically linked social protection to employment. How can these adapt to new realities? Proposals and perspectives on social protection and the future of work from across Europe.

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17.05.2018
Touchy about Technology: Jobs and the Challenge for the LeftPolitics

Luxemburgish Socialist MEP Mady Delvaux-Stehres discusses how we can place technology at the service of workers, social cohesion, and the fight against inequality.

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17.05.2018
Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the RobotWelfare and Social Issues

Technological advances, demographic shifts, and a shortage of caregivers mean that huge change is in store for the European healthcare system. But what does this mean for the healthcare workforce?

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17.05.2018
Earn Money Online: The Politics of Microwork and MachinesSociety, Media and Culture

Antonio Casilli discusses ‘microwork’, the increasingly common, hard-to-measure practice that sees people carry out small tasks online for even tinier amounts of pay.

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17.05.2018
Bridging the 82-km Happiness Gap: Can Estonia Stem the Labour Exodus to Finland?Migration

Tens of thousands of Estonian workers commute to Finland, said to be the world's happiest nation. Silja Kudel examines Estonia’s ongoing struggle with 'brain drain'.

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