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08.12.2017
“Stuck in ambivalence” – The Segregation of Roma in European Cities

Why are Roma overrepresented among marginalised and racially segregated households across Europe? A scholar of cities and segregation gives his answer.

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05.12.2017
Unemployment, Pensions, Loneliness – Poverty Treats Men and Women Differently

Looking at food banks and poverty in Finland with a gendered lens can yield insights into its causes and solutions.

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30.11.2017
Architectural Exclusion: Race and Class in the City

The layout and design of our cities excludes certain people from certain places and opportunities.

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25.11.2017
Big Fish, Little Fish: The Struggles of Poland’s Small Towns

Staggering inequality marks Poland’s small towns from its big cities – but some towns are demonstrating trailblazing innovative and transformative solutions.

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25.11.2017
Can Cities and Citizens Reinvent Public Services?

Going far beyond a simple reversal of privatisation, the remunicipalisation of public services is gathering pace across Europe’s cities and towns.

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25.11.2017
A Tale of Two Finlands

The Greens are successfully wooing urban voters in Finland, but the rural areas tell a drastically different story. Why the stark contrast?

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30.10.2017
Job-Robbing Robots

The impact of robotisation and artificial intelligence on jobs and work will be huge, so why are politicians not talking about, let alone planning for, it? How can we intelligently prepare for artificial intelligence?

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23.06.2017
Deeper Cooperation is the Only Path to a Social Europe

László Andor talks to us about social Europe, his idea of a European unemployment insurance scheme & whether the EU institutions are neoliberal.

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06.06.2017
From the European Pillar of Social Rights to the Euro-Dividend: Choosing an Ambitious Social Europe

A renewed look at the EU’s social role means it’s time to consider a European-wide basic income.

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01.04.2017
Social Policies as Tools to Promote Security

The sense of security in a society is closely bound up with its institutions; the cases of the Nordic countries demonstrate that these feelings of security can be enhanced by fostering inclusive institutions.

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