Revolt over EU energy taxonomy and issues with cookies and EU privacy laws

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the EU’s proposed green investment label for nuclear and gas, which prompted several countries, including Germany, to consider legal action. EURACTIV’s energy journalists, Kira Taylor and…
Beyond the Byline

Marking two years of COVID-19

Earlier this week marked two years since the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in the WHO European Region. In this episode we speak with a frontline healthcare worker, the importance of vaccination and find…
Health in Europe

Europe’s mental health in decline and EU taxonomy ‘under fire’

This week our podcast focuses on the rise of the suicide rates amongst Europe's youth, the increase of depression among EU citizens, what has been done and what can we do better. To shed some…
Beyond the Byline

Technology: a product of unequal power?

"The effects of digital technology on work and wages. Is technology change neutral? This question is essential in the discussion under the scope of the future of work. In this episode, Bruegel’s own Giuseppe Porcaro…
The Sound of Economics

Fortress Europe: Who gets to come in?

The European Union is at loggerheads with Belarus over the arrival of thousands of migrants. It alleges that President Lukashenko has created a deliberate crisis by facilitating the migrants' travel into Belarus and onwards to…
The Real Story

Standoff at the Belarus border

People seeking to migrate through Belarus and Poland are stuck at the border, and neither country wants them. EU officials have called it “weaponization of migrants” by Belarus, but for the people at the border,…
THE TAKE

Could conflict return to the Balkans?

The peace deal that ended the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina 25 years ago is in danger of unravelling. Bosnian Serb leader, Milorad Dodik, is threatening to pull out of state-level institutions, raising fears that the unity…
THE INSIDE STORY PODCAST

How digital labour platforms can provide decent jobs for young refugees

Digital labour platforms can transform how young refugees make a living. But the unequal spread of internet connectivity, inequalities in digital skills and the specific obstacles that many refugee population face daily make it difficult…
ILO: The Future of Work