Society

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

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

A Eurofound study provides data on trust in institutions in EU member states and points at the question of “critical citizenship”. We review the data with experts from across Europe.


WeEuropeans: a look into the policy-priorities of European citizens 

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

The non-for profit European association Civico Europa, carried out a large citizens consultation in partnership with Make.org to give substance to the idea of the “future of Europe”.


Yellow Vests: where, when and how violence occurred

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

An interactive map and a fact-checking analysis highlight the geography of violent acts against protesters in France since November 2018.


Crisis? What crisis? 

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The concept of 'crisis' has been dominating the last decade, but this may no longer be the case


Europe still digitally divided 

Friday 29 September 2017 | VoxEurop

Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries


Negative attitude towards Muslims inversely proportional to actual presence 

Monday 11 February 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Attitudes towards Muslims appear to be particularly negative in the Baltic and the Visegrád countries. Crucially, the very same countries have the lowest estimated Muslim population in Europe.


UN social protection of children

Sunday 17 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

One in five children in the world still live in extreme poverty. 


Europe’s vaccine issue: the fault of anti-vaxers or religion? 

Sunday 13 January 2019 | Antonio Villarreal
Cristina Suárez
| El Confidencial

The vast majority of member states have immunization rates below recommended WHO levels. Religion could be playing a decisive role. 


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The antibiotic resistance crisis deepens  in depth

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

European healthcare systems are increasingly dealing with new bacteria which resist traditional antibiotics. The situation threatens quality standards and budgets across Europe.


People behind bars in Europe 

Friday 11 January 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Since the turn of the century, the Old Continent stands out as the only macro-region experiencing declining numbers in its prison population. However, positive developments in Russia are key in explaining the trend. The EU benefits from the positive dynamics in Eastern and Central Europe. Recent data for Italy are worrisome.