Chancellor of Austria - Karl Nehammer_Thomas Jantzen_parlament.gv
Energy prices are going through the roof. But for the first time, the Austrian government did not decide on anything at the energy summit. Many other European governments have already taken measures against inflation in...
Anthropologist Richard Wilk
Megayachts cause over 7.000 tons of carbon emissions per year, meanwhile average citizens try to deliberately live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Anthropologist Richard Wilk and his colleagues calculated the CO2 emissions of the worlds super rich and...
Portugal Election 2022
In Portugal, António Costa's ruling Socialists won the parliamentary election with an absolute majority. The Portuguese voted for higher wages and pensions and a strong public health care system. To this day, Portugal suffers from...
An estimated 3 million people die globally per year due to concomitant diseases or workplace accidents. When thinking about such events, the first thing that comes  to  mind might be construction sites or hazardous jobs...
indian woman at a tea planate on an agricultural eco-farm in India
Cow dung is the new gold. At least in Andhra Pradesh, the eighth largest state in India. There, six million farming families want to establish a completely pesticide-free agriculture. This could lead to the most...
Homeoffice Women working from home
After 1 ½ years of the pandemic, people are leaving their home offices and are allowed to return to their usual workspace. But many of the new remote workers don't feel like going back to...
man fishing on the river - vidar-nordli-mathisen_unsplash
The world's largest nationwide attempt to reduce working hours has made international headlines – that’s how positive the results in Iceland were. The study showed: Reducing working hours while maintaining full pay makes workers happier,...
Slaughterhouse workers by Jai79 on pixabay
Germany's meat industry pursued a very successful wage dumping strategy. An almost "mafia-like" system of labour procurement was based on cheap labour from Eastern Europe. Contract workers, temporary workers, migrant workers were placed for profit...
Four Day Working Week - Foto: Glasgow Scotland / Artur Kraft on unsplash
A four-day week is to be trialled in Scotland - with no loss of pay for workers. A report published in early September makes suggestions on how shorter working hours could be implemented for Scots,...
French economist Thomas Piketty calls for all citizens to receive 120,000 euros for their 25th birthday. This "start-up money" would open up many opportunities for young people, such as buying a home or starting their...