Juho Saari , dosent i socialpolitik, Urban Lundberg , forskare vid Instuitutet för framtidsstudier vid Stockholmsuniversitet samt finansminister Eero Heinäluoma inledde om välfärdsstatens framtid. Astrid Gartz var moderator.
"Why Such Disparity Between Unemployment Rates In Europe?" by Denis MacShane
Eurostat has just published its latest unemployment figures. For the EU and Eurozone. Overall, they show continuing progress though youth unemployment remains seriously high. But the statistics do not explain why some countries have much higher rates of joblessness than others with Greece posting nearly ten times the rate of unemployment as the Czech Republic […]
"Will The Grass Be Greener For The Workers?" by Kate Holman
What are ‘green jobs’? According to the International Labour Organization, they are “decent jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment, be they in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.” Sounds great, but is it reality? The recent conference on ‘The […]
"Turkey’s New Regime And Its Neoliberal Foundations" by Yonca Özdemir
Recent political and economic developments in Turkey have been worrying for Western governments for some time. However, busy with their own political crises, governments have been either slow or reluctant to react to these developments effectively. Having a predominantly Muslim population with a leadership potential in the Middle East as a whole, or maybe even […]