Thought Babble

“We Shall Fight Them From Our Houses…” The Pandemic’s Worrying Wartime Parallels

The struggle against the coronavirus over the past few months has consistently been defined as a “war” in Europe. Beyond Donald Trump’s insistence on qualifying as a “Wartime President”, Emmanuel Macron declared France “at war”, so too did Boris Johnson when stating that the British Government will “act like in wartime”. Decidedly, some in Europe […]

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This Week In Europe

The relaunch of the EU’s social dimension

This article was originally published by our partners at Eyes on Europe. https://eyes-on-europe.eu/eus-social-dimension/ The EU institutions have been trying to cope with the social challenges imposed by the economic crisis. Despite their efforts, concrete action is still needed for supporting the further development of the social agenda especially before the 2019 European elections in order to […]