Green investment and EU sustainability policy

From the Green Investment Event in The Hague:  Edited notes and a climate action proposition Whether you picked environmental protection as your lifelong battle or you are just concerned about the socio-economic challenges, we all have many questions on what is currently being done and how we should act to curb the worst effects of climate change. For this reason

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The future of European labour markets

Workers face significant challenges in contemporary labour markets. Working lives have become increasingly flexible and uncertain. Flexibility, increased forms of non-standard and part-time hours, the prevalence of temporary work, changing locations of work blur the boundaries between work and life outside of work. Simultaneously, expectations outside of work remain or have become intensified. For example, care responsibilities are growing in

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A heart for Europe

Author: Dick Pels* Combating Violence and Fear If there is any such thing as European civilization, how can we define it, become more proud of it and defend it more convincingly in the current multiple crisis? It is plain for all to see that the European project is now sailing in bad weather, being threatened both by outside forces and

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Why a DiEM25 citizen university?

By Susan Curvers “Equality is not given, nor is it claimed; it is practiced, it is verified” – Jacques Rancière Educating citizens has been an intrinsic part of democratic societies since the first use of democratic principles in ancient Greece. Ever since that time, there has been an understanding that a healthy democracy is dependent to a large extend on

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