08.12.2019
The Green New Deal: The Answer to Schnaiberg’s Treadmill?

Ana Rusan traces some of the social and environmental consequences of New Deal America through the sociology of Allan Schnaiberg.

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20.11.2019
Basic Income in Scotland: Progress in a Time of Chaos

Interest in basic income is growing in Scotland and across the United Kingdom. Can we expect trials from the Scottish government and where might the momentum lead?

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18.11.2019
The Austrian Greens Make Their Comeback

From appealing across the rural-urban divide to new electoral coalitions, the lessons from Austria’s election are relevant for green and progressive parties all over Europe.

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26.09.2019
From Italy to the EU: Alternatives to a Failing Status Quo

A conversation on how to rework the political economy to end inequality and challenge the “business as usual” attitude of the EU and Italy’s ruling classes.

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01.07.2019
Everybody’s Survival: the Growing Hunger for Climate Justice

A French petition to have the state’s duty and failure to act on climate recognised is part of a global movement which is picking up speed.

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22.05.2019
The Green-Left Future of Europe: A View from the Periphery

Truly tackling the 21st century’s biggest challenges demands a re-made EU which ties urgent action on climate change with a social justice agenda.

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05.04.2019
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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16.03.2018
Protecting data without stifling innovation: a question of regulation?

With our data in the hands of web giants, can regulators stand up for civil liberties?

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30.12.2017
Technology is No Guarantee of Equality

Algorithms: supposedly neutral but in fact liable to perpetuate various forms of discrimination, including against women and people of colour. How do they exert such power, and what are the stakes?

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11.08.2016
Brexit Threatens Far More than the UK’s Future

Brexit has been a shock. It wasn’t the European Union that smashed the trade unions, depleted Britain’s social housing stock and then went on an orgy of privatisation, but Brexit has handed complete, unregulated control over to those who did, and the potential consequences reach far beyond Britain’s borders.

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