Kate Pickett ponders how social scientists can bring structural inequalities to light when media focus on individual lives.
The European Parliament has just voted on the Digital Services Act, crucial for internet regulation.
The EU has often been thought of as primarily a market-making mechanism. Yet it is above all a cultural project.
The recruitment of nurses to meet shortages in the global north has side-effects—not all good—on their countries of origin.
European law-enforcement agencies have been pushing to end encryption and survey everyone’s online communications.
The EU should not just clip the wings of the Californian corporations but help construct a European digital public sphere.
A European digital public sphere has to be engineered—but that doesn’t mean pursuing an AI dystopia or creating a European Facebook.
The pandemic has encouraged a re-evaluation of key migrant workers. A botched reform in Portugal has however revealed the pitfalls.
The feminisation of trade unions is percolating to the upper echelons. But organisational cultures still work against women taking leading roles.
Young working-class people may have an aversion to being categorised on the social ladder. But that doesn’t make the ladder go away.
A European digital public sphere need not be constructed de novo. Many elements already exist to be cohered.
Weronika Grzebalska argues that illiberal policy innovations in central Europe are fuelling the crisis of social reproduction they promised to tackle.
The EU has hitherto applied conventional market-regulating tools to the online arena. It’s time to adopt a human-centred approach.
Introducing a new series on a European digital public sphere, some contributors sketch what it is—and explain why we need it.
Using stigmatising language to describe the crisis at the Poland-Belarus border is wrong and plays into Lukashenka’s hands.
As MEPs host the Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen this afternoon, they need to step up their challenge to the surveillance capitalists.
Ageing can and should be a positive process, which the Conference on the Future of Europe should embrace.
A European Parliament report offers hope to arts and cultural workers struggling amid the pandemic. The European Commission must not disappoint them.
On the Global Day of Action for Care Workers, unions mobilise for investment and decent work.
Digitalisation must be matched by social innovation if the national recovery and resilience plans are to be effective.
Social mobility is a key factor in why some people are more optimistic than others about living in cities which have become more diverse.