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Saving culture from the pandemic

By |2023-07-26T11:16:20+01:00April 26th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Eurostat data from 2019 show that in Europe, on average, 32 percent of workers employed in the Cultural and Creative Industry were self-employed. In some countries this percentage reaches almost 50%. The EU is pumping money into the CCI, but that won't be enough for a sector that structurally hinges on precarious working relationships.

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A cultural pandemic: How Covid-19 hit Europe’s creative sector

By |2023-07-26T08:48:08+01:00April 26th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Due to COVID-19, the economic losses of the European Cultural and Creative Industry (CCI) businesses will add up to billions of Euros. The EU stepped in with a top-up of its flagship Creative Europe programme. But pumping more money into the system won’t do. In many EU countries, the crisis has highlighted structural inequalities within the sector. And workers have started to mobilise.

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Migrants amidst COVID-19: heroes, just for one day

By , |2023-07-26T10:53:07+01:00January 12th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Fresh data released by the Migration Data Portal highlight the positive role migrant workers have played during COVID-19 crisis in Western societies, as well as their exposure to the pandemic.

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COVID-19 crisis. Luca Jahier, President of the EESC: «The EU has to go the last mile, now»

By |2023-07-26T09:14:53+01:00April 6th, 2020|Tags: |

The Coronavirus crisis is the first of its kind for the European Union. However, it is far from being the first existential crisis in the history of the Union. 

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Is there any red in the European Green Deal?

By |2023-07-26T10:41:31+01:00February 5th, 2020|Tags: , |

As the European Commission's president Ursula von der Leyen focuses on the combination of environmental and economic measures, one may wonder to what an extent will social issues enter the picture – and whether the European Pillar of Social Rights is still a priority.

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Has the European Citizens’ Initiative been a democratic fiasco?

By |2023-07-26T10:18:47+01:00December 5th, 2019|Tags: , |

Eventually, European policy makers and MEPs greeted the start of the new European Commission’s term. The new president Ursula Von Der Leyen mentioned that the priority of the Commission team would be to revive Europe’s democracy. It might need to break with the past if it wants to do achieve this.