Green Wave Podcast

The Green Wave podcast, showcasing in audio a selection of articles from the Green European Journal.

Covering progressive politics and green ideas from a range of perspectives from across Europe and beyond. Available for you to listen wherever and whenever you want.

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Dirty Rare Metals: Digging Deeper into the Energy Transition

Guillaume Pitron reveals the dark side of the energy transition and digitisation. Rare metals are the next 'black gold': their central role in green and digital technology has important consequences not only for the environmental transition but also for geopolitics and industrial policy in Europe and across the world.

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The Road to Repeal: How Ireland Said ‘Yes’

On May 25th 2018, the people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution – the article that had hitherto made it effectively impossible to legislate for abortion even in the most extreme of circumstances. Beatrice White takes us on the road to the historic result that attests to drastic transformation in Irish society that has taken place over just a few decades.

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After Europe – Thinking About Europe with the Help of Ivan Krastev

Edouard Gaudot explores political scientist Ivan Krastev's book "After Europe" to delve into how the refugee crisis and the rise in populism is fast becoming a crisis in democracy for the European Union.

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Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot
Welfare and social issues

The Western healthcare system is facing an imminent upheaval caused by an ageing population, increase in the chronically ill, technological advances and a shortage of caregivers. But if the patient is the sole manager of their health, what happens to the other workers and stakeholders in the healthcare sector?

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Work in a World Without Growth

A fixation with growth in economics has seen GDP increase in proportion to environmental damage. As planetary limits draw ever closer and are even being surpassed, such a model cannot be sustained. Riccardo Mastini explains how a job guarantee could open up the way to a sustainable economic model.

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