60 episodes

Social Europe Podcast contributes to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.

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Social Europe Podcast contributes to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.

    Gabriel Zucman - The Triumph of Injustice

    Gabriel Zucman - The Triumph of Injustice

    Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with Gabriel Zucman. They discuss wealth and income inequality as well as potential policy solution to address the widening gap between rich and poor.

    Gabriel Zucman is the Director of the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Center on Wealth and Income Inequality at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his PhD in 2013 from the Paris School of Economics and taught at the London School of Economics before joining the Berkeley faculty in 2015.

    You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 34 min
    Friederike Otto: How is Climate Change affecting our Weather?

    Friederike Otto: How is Climate Change affecting our Weather?

    Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with Friederike Otto. They discuss man-made climate change and its impact on weather events as well as potential policy reactions to deal with the threat.

    Friederike Otto is the Acting Director of the Environmental Change Institute and an Associate Professor in the Global Climate Science Programme at the University of Oxford. She leads several projects understanding the impacts of man-made climate change on natural and social systems.

    You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 44 min
    David Webber: The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder

    David Webber: The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder

    Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with David Webber. They discuss the potential (institutional) power of working class shareholders and how this power could be used to further working class interests.

    David Webber is Associate Dean for Intellectual Life and Professor of Law at Boston University Law School.

    You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 50 min
    Kimberly Clausing: The Progressive Case for Free Trade and Immigration

    Kimberly Clausing: The Progressive Case for Free Trade and Immigration

    Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with Kimberly Clausing. They discuss the progressive case for free trade and immigration.

    Kimberly Clausing is the Thormund Miller and Walter Mintz Professor of Economics at Reed College, where she teaches international trade, international finance, and public finance. Her research studies the taxation of multinational firms.

    You might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 44 min
    Sarah Kessler: Understanding the Gig Economy

    Sarah Kessler: Understanding the Gig Economy

    Listen to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer in conversation with Branko Milanovic. They discuss the evolution of capitalism, inequality and technology based on Branko's new book "Capitalism, Alone" published by Harvard University Press.

    Branko Milanovic is one of the world's leading experts on inequality. He is a visiting presidential professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and an affiliated senior scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS). He also teaches at the London School of Economics and the Barcelona Institute for International Studies.

    If you like our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website https://www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 30 min
    Social Europe Talk: Towards a Just Transition

    Social Europe Talk: Towards a Just Transition

    Listen to the eighth episode of Social Europe Talk recorded in the European Parliament in Brussels. The topic of this discussion is the "just transition" and how it could be brought about. Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is joined by Montserrat Mir of the Just Transition Centre of the ITUC, Stanislas Jourdan from Positive Money and Spanish MEP Javi Lopez.

    If you like our podcast you might also find our regular articles, blogs and other written publications of interest. Just visit our website https://www.socialeurope.eu to read our latest output. If you want to stay up-to-date with all things Social Europe just sign up to our regular newsletter. You can do so on our website.

    • 40 min

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