Society

Young people in Europe support more integration and political participation

Wednesday 08 May 2019 | VoxEurop

The TUI foundation, a German organisation supporting “Young Europe”-related projects, published the Young Europe 2019 study, highlighting the opinions of 16 to 26-year-old EU citizens on the integration process.


Counting the preferences 

Monday 03 June 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

In Italy, much has been said about the winners and losers in the recent European Parliament elections. Much less, however, has been said of the gender and age of the candidates. Here’s an analysis based on the election data.


Europeans retire before the legal age  in depth

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Orlane Jézéquélou
| Alternatives Economiques

After they retire, European seniors are not drawing their pensions straight away. They are even leaving employment before the legal retirement age.


Cold housing and polluted cities? Something is changing in the Balkans 

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Many citizens of south-east Europe cannot afford to properly heat their own homes. The impact on health and air pollution is serious, but energy poverty has recently begun to decline.


Europe, both populating and depopulating 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

Since 2008 Europe has seen major demographic changes. In particular due to migration: internal as a result of the economic crisis, external linked to geopolitical instability in Europe’s neighborhood. 


Poverty: the great European divide 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

17% of Europeans are poor, i.e. 85 million inhabitants of the Old Continent.


Regional projects supported by the EU

Friday 10 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How important is the European Union in supporting regional projects?


Sovereignists: much ado about nothing?

Monday 15 April 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

Immigration doesn’t appear to be the only worry of Europeans, also economic fears are widespread. And analyses suggest that the success of the new populist group is far from certain.


The EU countries where you’re more likely to die a violent death 

Tuesday 07 May 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

In which EU countries are people more likely to die by their own hands or those of another? Analysing both homicide and suicide rates, it turns out that Lithuania and Latvia are Europe’s most dangerous countries.


Social Europe: finally some progress 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Sandrine Foulon
| Alternatives Economiques

While social Europe may have finally woken from its slumber, progress hasn’t come easy.