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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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17.05.2018
The Limits of Work: Poverty and Exploitation in Today’s European Union

A photo essay by Apolena Rychlíková and Saša Uhlová on the harsh, insecure, and unsafe reality of temp agency work in the Czech Republic.

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17.05.2018
A Labour Code for the 21st Century

Alain Supiot makes an ambitious and much-needed proposal for a labour law reform that would protect workers while creating autonomy in the organisation and design of work.

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30.12.2017
Technology is No Guarantee of Equality

Algorithms – hard to understand but hugely influential in our political and social lives. How do they exert such power, and what are the stakes?

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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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