Laurent Standaert

Laurent is the editor-in-chief of the Green European Journal.

Articles

13.03.2019
Rebooting Humanity: Blueprints for 2049

An interview with Rosi Braidotti, philosopher, reflecting on technology, inequality and the politics of life itself in a world of artificial meat and surveillance capitalism.

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13.03.2019
Europe: the Next Act

An interview with the Dutch historian on 10 years of crises and where Europe is headed now politics is back.

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13.03.2019
Destination Europe

The Green European Journal's editor-in-chief introduces the edition, journeying through a future Europe that aspires to make life better, brighter and more humane in 2049.

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28.06.2018
The Struggle for Social Europe

Does renewed discussion at EU level present an opportunity to advance social Europe?

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17.05.2018
Solidarity Forever: Talking Transition with Trade Unions

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
Touchy about Technology: Jobs and the Challenge for the Left

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
Work in Motion

The editorial team presents the 17th thematic edition, “Work on the Horizon”, and sets forth why the future of work represents the key political challenge of our time.

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05.03.2018
Challenging power: #MeToo and women’s rights

Could the #MeToo movement be a springboard to change? A key voice within the European Parliament talks women's rights and fighting sexism.

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25.11.2017
The Call of the City

The editor-in-chief introduces the 16th thematic edition ‘Talk of the Town’ and its foray into the political dynamics and struggles of the city in Europe and beyond.

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01.04.2017
Facing Our Fears

Editorial: In a Europe with a changing political landscape, the future of the Union– and incidentally that of the Greens in 2019 – will be largely played out over the question of security.

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28.11.2016
The Commons: A Quiet Revolution

Editorial: A striking brand of political momentum is building, driven by the resurgence of citizen-led initiatives around the commons...

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01.07.2016
Boats Against the Current: Europe in Unchartered Waters

Behind the sensational headlines and the obfuscating rhetoric, how can we explain the stark polarisation that seems to be taking hold, across Europe, between those who defend the idea of Europe and its institutions, and those who feel these do not enhance but rather hinder and threaten their aspirations?

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01.03.2016
Border Games: Europe’s Shifting Lines

Borders are back! After 60 years of peace in Europe and the gradual abolition of its internal borders, Europe is now experiencing the full force of the backlash. National borders are once again being heralded as the essential panacea for the multiple crises which have shaken Europe right down to the depths of its foundations.

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