25.11.2019
Economic and Social Rights Are Not Egalitarian

Human rights and neoliberalism both rose to prominence in the last decades of the 20th century, but what is the relationship between the two?

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17.10.2018
Green Observatory: Basic Income

The Green European Journal asked experts, activists, and politicians from around Europe about the politics of basic income where they are.

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17.10.2018
Basic But Transformative

Basic income offers progressives a positive vision for the future shaped around security, autonomy and social justice.

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17.05.2018
The Right Match: Finding Work in a Flexible Future

Flexibility: one person’s freedom and another’s insecurity. Dutch GroenLinks MEP Bas Eickhout and recruitment expert Robby Vanuxem discuss contemporary changes and challenges in the world of work.

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01.12.2014
Brazil: the EU’s Undervalued Partner

In spite of the similarities between their constitutional and social welfare institutions, Brazil receives little consideration from the EU as a mediator between the global North and the global South. It is time for a re-think.

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29.10.2014
The green line in welfare politics

Green parties face major challenges ahead. How can we finance welfare in the future? How do we strengthen the third sector and the public sector in many countries? How do we find ways to regulate the private welfare market? How much of the wealth can be managed by non-profit organisations or volunteer work (the church or the family?) These are among the questions that are discussed in a new report by GEF and its partners.

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10.10.2014
The New Deal for Europe ECI: A plan for sustainable development and employment

The New Deal for Europe is a European Citizens’ Initiative supported by a coalition of social and political groups. It emerged as a response to the economic crisis, and seeks to build a solid employment and sustainable development plan for Europe by relying on federalist ideas and mechanisms to enhance solidarity in the EU.

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01.08.2014
Bridging the Gap: Autonomy as a Pathway to Civil Society

An interview with Ralf Fücks, Director of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

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26.02.2014
Success or Failure? A Discussion of the Outcome of the ECI Unconditional Basic Income in Germany

Success or failure? That is the question supporters in Germany of an Unconditional Basic Income have to ask themselves following the end, on 14 January, of the European Citizens’ Initiative, which for technical reasons did not quite run for a full year.

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11.12.2013
Degrowth: a Strategy to Counter the Crisis?

The idea of degrowth has always been a strain Green thought, but what exactly would degrowth mean for our economy, society and relationship with the planet? Does degrowth provide the answer to the social and ecological crisis?

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