Can and Should the EU do more to tackle social inequality within and among member countries? That’s the question.

Amandine Crespy asks if the EU has served to enhance social cohesion on the continent, and whether or not it should do in the future.   Continue reading Can and Should the EU do more to tackle social inequality within and among member countries? That’s the question.

Times of Crisis, Times of Prospects: Can the EU Learn from the 1970s?

Mechthild Herzog, University of Luxembourg, draws comparisons between the socioeconomic situation the EU faced in the 1970s with that of today. Both periods followed extreme economic crises and were defined by rapid technological transformation. Looking to the past as a guide, Herzog argues that there is a potential for today’s socioeconomic crisis to actually lead to the strengthening of social and employment rights for EU … Continue reading Times of Crisis, Times of Prospects: Can the EU Learn from the 1970s?