POLITICS

Liberal democracy is everything but a fundamentalist belief

Safeguarding the faith in liberal democracy is not to give in to the unfettered power of the majority. Political scientist Karel B. Müller sums...

How gender balanced will the next European Parliament be?

Will parties run enough women, and will they be placed in electable positions on electoral lists? Besides electoral systems, determination and concrete action are...

The alternative to new Maginot lines

A supporter of an integrated European defence as a corollary of a true foreign policy, former Green MEP Olivier Dupuis details here the characteristics...

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Europe needs a bigger, more inclusive Erasmus programme

Every year, tens of thousands of European citizens decide to avail of the Erasmus programme: students, lecturers, researchers, artists, athletes, volunteers and other citizens...

A male world | VoxEurop (English)

From top to bottom of the salary scale, inequality rules. A...

Tax harmonisation is the key to curb inequality

According to a new report by the World Inequality Lab, inequality in Europe has declined slightly since 1980, but remains significant, particularly between the...

From low trust in institutions to the rise of ‘critical citizenship’?

A Eurofound study provides data on trust in institutions in EU member states. A topic raised by the report regards “critical citizenship”. We review...

Preserving memory is vital for democracy

A commitment to democracy, human rights and the rule of law was Europe’s answer to fascism. The loss of this European memory presents real...

How are young Europeans housed?

Unsanitory housing, risks of poverty or social exclusion – young Europeans are more exposed than their elders, though the degree varies between countries. ...