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Social democrats are having a hard time

Wednesday 10 January 2018 | Marcel Pauly | Spiegel Online

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant. One of the oldest political ideologies is in crisis. An overview of the current situation.


Stagnations and wide discrepancies

Wednesday 03 January 2018 | Sergio Cebrián | VoxEurop

Spending on social security in EU countries has seen a very slight increase since 2010, as the latest Eurostat study shows.


Lessons learned from 2017 and expectations for 2018

Friday 29 December 2017 | Cas Mudde | VoxEurop

2017 was expected to see populist parties landsliding all over Europe, which did not happen. Will 2018 follow the same path? Most probably not, says expert Cas Mudde.


The Balkans barely exist for Italian TV news

Thursday 21 December 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari | OBC Transeuropa

A new study shows that South-East Europe is completely out of sight for the main TV newsrooms in Italy, except for Greece and Turkey


Turkey: The number of asylum requests has tripled over the last two years

Monday 18 December 2017 | Fazıla Mat | OBC Transeuropa

Following the attempted coup d'état, the number of asylum requests from Turkish citizens for countries in the EU, Germany in particular, continues to rise.


In an increasingly unequal world, Europe resists

Monday 18 December 2017 | Christian Chavagneux | Alternatives Economiques

The first World Inequalities Report shows a growing gap between the rich and the poor. Europe is an exception to this global trend.


The Eurozone seeks a post-Brexit balance

Friday 15 December 2017 | Eric Maurice | EUobserver

EU leaders gather on 15 December to discuss the future of the Eurozone, which will represent a much bigger share of the Union's economy after heavy-weight Britain will have left.


Public integrity loses momentum

Friday 08 December 2017 | Gian-Paolo Accardo | VoxEurop

According to the latest Index of public integrity freedom of the press and of trade is losing ground in most of the EU.


Economy recovery is increasing social justice

Monday 27 November 2017 | Sergio Cebrián | VoxEurop

A large majority of European countries has improved poverty prevention and access to labour markets


Xenophobia in European cities

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari | OBC Transeuropa

On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe