20 February 2019

The European Pillar of Social Rights as a Revival of Social Europe

By Sacha Garben

Even if the Pillar cannot address all the EU’s social failings, it has put a surprising social spin on the Better Regulation Agenda and helps rebalance the EU’s output by reviving the use of the Treaty’s Social Title.

Special Issue
12 February 2019

Mass Vs Elites #5: Images of the EU

By Alessandro Pellegata

At the aggregate level, slightly less than 40% of MPs opt for the image of a "common house" when asked how they would picture the EU.

Survey data
12 February 2019

The European Social Union: addressing challenges on the labour market

By Caroline de la Porte

The success of the EPSR – and by extension the development of the ESU -  depends upon engagement and ownership by governments and social partners in member states.

Special Issue
ESU public forum debate
ESU public forum debate

European Social Union: a public forum debate

A set of articles authored by high-level academic figures deals with the establishment of the European Social Union (ESU) from a policy and normative perspective. The aim of this issue is to let the debate on the potentialities of ESU emerge during the run-up to the next European elections of May 2019.

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21 January 2019

MFF 2021-2027: Winners and losers across the EU from a social policy perspective

This article is the first part of a focus on the financial resources destined for cohesion policy within the MFF. We are going to discuss how geographical eligibility changed in the Commission’s proposal when compared with the previous MFF (2014–2020). Moreover, we are going to focus on the resources that are going to be allocated to social Europe with the new ESF+.

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Infographics
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Podcast
Podcast

The European Social Union debate: podcast series

Welcome to the European Social Union debate. A podcast series by EuVisions discussing the way ahead for the establishment of a European Social Union with policy experts, politicians and institutional representatives.

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Infographic series
Infographic series

Mass Vs Elites: the REScEU survey

This infographic series presents the main results obtained from an elite survey conducted in the framework of the ERC funded REScEU project. The aim of the survey was to understand MPs' attitudes towards policies and initiatives aimed at strengthening the social dimension of the EU and understand their views about the nature of the multifaceted European crisis.

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MEPs on Twitter : tracking politics online in the run-up to the 2019 European elections

In the run-up to the 2019 European elections, EuVisions kicked off a special project centred around the current members of the EU Parliament. Out of a total number of 750 MEPs, we are tracking the online activity of 666 deputies on Twitter, through their profiles. Currently, we are collecting all the tweets sent by MEPs, as well as, the reactions to the former, in terms of retweets and replies.

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«Twitter users tended to retweet EU-related content with more enthusiasm than they did other topics. Nonetheless, differences between the parties were again significant»