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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
Lightening Labour’s Load: An Atlas of Green Tax Alternatives

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 Works

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

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 Machines

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?

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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17.05.2018
When Time Isn’t Money: The Case for Working Time Reduction

Could reducing working time offer a way to a fairer, healthier, and more sustainable society? Expert Anna Coote sets out the arguments behind the proposal.

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17.05.2018
Questioning the Centrality of Work with André Gorz

Françoise Gollain draws on the work of André Gorz, a key thinker of political ecology, to reflect on the meaning of ‘work’ and its centrality in society.

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17.05.2018
Invisible but Indispensable – The Unpaid Work at the Heart of our Economies

Much of the work which sustains society goes unrecognised. Politicians and experts from around Europe discuss experiences and policies in their country, and how to better account for domestic, care and other socially useful unpaid and often invisible forms of work.

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