original source Laura Pidcock discusses what it means to be working class, and why the establishment is so afraid of class politics. For many years, starting with the Thatcher governments but continuing through the New Labour years,...
Paris free drinking water
Tons of plastic drinking bottles end up in the trash. Especially in countries where people avoid tap water. Now the Paris waterworks want to motivate both locals and tourists to drink more tap water with...
Digital platforms profit from the self-exploitation and bogus self-employment of their "employees". The EU Commission is now proposing guidelines for European countries to prevent this. The aim is to control working conditions with the aim...
Voting against reducing the gender pay gap, increasing maternity pay and investigations regarding sexual harassment and abuse in the European Parliament: The European People's Party (EPP) is leading a rigorous fight against women's rights and...
Denmark has increased its business aid package: 53 billion euros are now available to support businesses during the coronavirus crisis. However, Denmark will not support companies that practice tax evasion. According to the news agency Bloomberg,...
spain wealth tax 2020
The progressive government in Spain is introducing wealth taxes. The Corona pandemic of 2020 hits Spain harder than almost any other country. In order to maintain the health care system and the welfare state, the...
housing first finland homelessness
In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the "Housing First" concept. Those affected by homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling - without any preconditions. 4 out...
A young man is kneeling in front of a small stream in the woods.
2.2 billion people in the world have only irregular access to clean water, including in Europe. While the EU is only hesitantly introducing improvements to secure the drinking water supply for the population, Slovenia is...
The EU Commission wanted to offer the public insight into companies’ tax reports. The idea: Not only tax offices, but you and me as well should know about companies’ economic activities and tax obligations in...
Italy urgently needs help: The country is currently the most affected by the coronavirus with over 6,000 deaths. Cuba has now sent 52 doctors, nurses and carers to Italy to support the local medical staff....