Spain intends to implement a form of basic income as response to the coronavirus crisis. According to the Social Security Minister, the government plans to realise the basic income “as soon as possible”. Spain has...
Transnational companies with billions in sales often pay lower taxes than their employees. A study presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos now shows: The EU member states lose 170 billion euros annually through...
Paris
A city where cars are banned. A city where everything you need is just a walk away. A city with green spaces and playgrounds instead of car parks. These are the plans of Anne Hidalgo,...
In Amsterdam, you will not find "No advertising please" stickers on the mailboxes, but ones that say, "Advertising please". In the capital of the Netherlands, advertising may only be placed in the mailbox if you...
The socialist government in charge of the nation recently raised the minimum wage by 22 percent. This transforms Spain from the country with the lowest minimum wage to one of the highest across the EU....
Emmanuel Macron and the French government are facing the biggest strikes in the history of France. The triggers were drastic pension cuts and the plan to bring pensions onto the financial market. Now, the Prime...
Denmark has been led by Social Democrats since 2019. In 2020, the Danish government has been able to pay their citizens a corona aid of 1570$ each and priorized homless people during the vaccination process....
The Portuguese Government has decided to open up the health and welfare system for everyone in Portugal, regardless of residence status, at least for the duration of the Corona crisis. These measures are the "duty"...
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...
"Painful savings" is what Ryanair demands from its employees during the Covid crisis. Locations are closed, salaries are cut and employees are laid off. Experts speak of a "downward spiral of wage dumping” in the...