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,...
A federal state in eastern Austria has become a role model for Europe: Burgenland covers its entire electricity demand by using renewable energy sources. Furthermore, it produces so much electricity to provide other regions with...
In the shadow of the Corona crisis, Viktor Orban has de facto abolished democracy in Hungary. His party pushed through a new emergency law on March 30, which effectively disempowers the Hungarian parliament. For the...
Robert Biedroń during the Polish parliamentary elections 2019
Even in conversative Poland, he managed to be a popular and successful mayor. Now Robert Biedron, the Left Alliance’s openly gay candidate, wants to run for president in Poland. He stands for the separation between...
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...
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...
During the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of people in Europe had to leave their homes and seek safety elsewhere. One of the places these refugees found shelter was Syria. A fact that is...
Living in large cities is difficult to afford, even up to middle class. While rents in Europe's metropolises are exploding, the Vienna city government is now laying down strict guidelines for investors and putting real...
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...
Due to high rental prices in cities like London, Paris and Munich, employees and families can no longer afford to live there. Many flats and houses are empty while at the same time rents and...