What’s the relationship between public childcare and pensions? Anton Hemerijck and Robin Huguenot-Noël look at the big picture, arguing that a just transition mentality and a life-course approach to welfare politics could facilitate a more effective social state for citizens, from childhood to retirement.
Frugals vs. friends of cohesion: The difficult negotiations on the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework
In the wake of the recent and rather fruitless Multiannual Financial Framework summit earlier this month, Lucas Schramm, EUI Ph.D. Researcher in Political and Social Sciences, analyses the difficult EU budget negotiations and argues that richer member states should be prepared to shoulder more of the costs in 2021-2027.
Legal scholar Laura M. Henderson argues that a postmodern ethics of just judgment is necessary for dealing with contemporary legal transnational challenges, such as climate change and migration. Such a mode of just judgment calls on our legal interpreter to constantly interrogate the boundaries of the law and to make decisions that preserve space for future renegotiations of those boundaries.