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#27: Eunice Goes: Social Democracy Key to Deepening Europe's Democracy

10/16/2017
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In episode #27 Eunice Goes of Richmond University in London talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Portuguese Socialist Party. She analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Duration: 00:20:36


#26: Laszlo Andor: Hungarian Social Democrats Take Fight To Orban

10/10/2017
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In episode #26 former EU Commissioner László Andor talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Hungarian Socialist Party. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Duration: 00:29:25


#25: Peter Hall: How could Donald Trump and Brexit happen? Understanding the roots of populism

9/21/2017
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In episode, Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the roots of populism with Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies of Harvard University. Why have so many people fallen for populists and what can mainstream parties do to counter the threat populist parties pose to the democratic substance of Western societies? This conversation provides answers.

Duration: 00:34:56


#23: Dutch Social Democracy: Reuniting The Fragmented Left

9/19/2017
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In episode #24 Rene Cuperus of the Wardi Beckman Stichting talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Dutch Social Democratic Party PvdA. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Duration: 00:35:29


#23: What are the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Swedish Social Democratic Party SAP?

9/12/2017
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In episode #23 Bo Rothstein, Professor of Government at the University of Oxford, talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the Swedish Social Democratic Party SAP. He analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats the party faces. This episode is part of the project "Social Democracy - A SWOT Analysis" that Social Europe runs in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Duration: 00:38:23


#22: Social Europe Talk: Inequality in Europe: What can be done?

6/25/2017
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In the fifth episode of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels the panelists discuss inequality in Europe and what can be done about it. Social Europe editor-in-chief Henning Meyer is joined by Lorenza Antonucci from Teeside University, inequality consultant Michael Dauderstädt as well as the MEPs Javi Lopez and Udo Bullmann.

Duration: 00:35:16


#21: Social Europe Talk: Germany - Europe's Reluctant Hegemon?

12/15/2016
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Episode #21 brings to you the fourth instalment of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels. The topic of discussion is "Germany - Europe's Reluctant Hegemon?" Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is joined by the MEPs Pervenche Berès (France), Javi Lopez (Spain) and Tanja Fajon (Slovenia) as well as the director of the Brussels office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Uwe Optenhögel.

Duration: 00:47:17


#19: Iris Bohnet: Gender Equality By Design

10/11/2016
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In episode #19 Iris Bohnet of Harvard University talks to Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer about the challenges of gender equality and what can be done in organisations to address this pressing issue. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/10/gender-equality-design/

Duration: 00:27:47


#18: Ryan Avent: The Wealth of Humans - Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century

10/3/2016
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In episode #18 Ryant Avent, economics columnist at The Economist, discusses the impact of the digital revolution on the world of work with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. The conversation was based on Ryan's new book entitled The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/10/the-wealth-of-humans-work-power-and-status-in-the-twenty-first-century

Duration: 00:33:42


#17: Justin Trudeau & Sadiq Khan: Diversity, Inclusion & The Future Of Progressive Politics

9/27/2016
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Episode 17 brings to you a conversation between Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan on the topics of diversity, inclusion & the future of progressive politics. The conversation took place in Montreal and was moderated by Jennifer Ditchburn. You can also read a text version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09diversity-inclusion-future-of-progressive-politics We would like to thank Canada 2020, the Center for American Progress and...

#16: Progress In The Digital Age: How Can We Use Digital Tools To Inform, Invent And Inspire A New Era Of Government Action?

9/21/2016
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Episode 16 brings to you a discussion on 'Progress in the Digital Age' with a very distinguished group of panelists. Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn, Nicolas Berggruen, President of the Berggruen Institute and Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code discuss how digital tools can be used to inform, invent and inspire a new era of government action. The panel was moderated by Toomas Ilves, President of Estonia. (21st September 2016) We would...

#15: Core Europe To The Rescue: A Conversation With Jürgen Habermas About Brexit And The EU Crisis

9/20/2016
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Episode 15 of Social Europe Podcast focuses on the state of European Union after the Brexit vote. Listen to the audio version of our conversation with world-renowned philosopher Jürgen Habermas read by Boni Sones. In the interview, Habermas explains why the idea of a Core Europe now needs to be pursued in order to maintain the European integration project. (20th September 2016) You can also read a written version of the conversation here:...

#14: Tony Atkinson - Inequality: What Can Be Done About It?

9/11/2016
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In episode 14 we focus on inequality. Why is it so bad for societies and what can be done about it? Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses these questions and related issues with the economist Tony Atkinson from Oxford University. Tony is a world-leading scholar in this field and has researched issues around inequality for decades, so he really is one of the most important voices in this discussion. Enjoy the conversation! (14th September 2016) You can also read a written...

#13: Joseph Stiglitz - The Real Issues Of The Eurozone And How To Solve Them

9/7/2016
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In this episode we bring to you a conversation about the future of the Euro Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer had with Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. The Eurozone crisis has been rumbling on for years and it is far from clear whether the many deficiencies of the currency itself and wrong-headed policy responses to the crisis can be rectified so the Euro is sustainable in the long-run. With a global backlash against elites and globalisation on its way it is make or...

#12: Social Europe Talk - Where now for European Democracy?

3/6/2016
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European Democracy is under pressure from a variety of crises such as the Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis and threats such as Brexit. In the 3rd episode of Social Europe Talk from the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs Ska Keller and Javi Lopez as well as Sophie Heine (Egmont Institute) and Uwe Optenhögel (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) discuss these problems with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. This programme was recorded in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung...

#11: Henning Meyer - The Digital Revolution and Social Democracy

11/16/2015
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Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the Digital Revolution and what it means for social democracy. The analysis includes a comprehensive look at what the new technologies mean for the world of work and why some Silicon Valley policy ideas are at odds with the core values of social democracy.

#10: Anthony Giddens - How the Digital Revolution transforms our social and economic lives

10/19/2015
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Listen how Lord Anthony Giddens, one of the world's leading sociologists, examines and explains the fundmental social and economic transformations the digital revolution is bringing upon societies. We would like to thank the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for organising the seminar where Lord Giddens delivered his speech.

#9: David Autor - Limits of the Digital Revolution

10/2/2015
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Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer talks to MIT economist David Autor about the digital revolution and its limits on the transformation of work. In this episode you will learn why washing machines won't fly to the moon and why the digital revolution poses a much bigger challenge to emerging economies than to rich countries.

#8: Richard Freeman - The Impact Of Technological Changes On The World Of Work

9/17/2015
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Richard Freeman, Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, joins Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer to discuss the impact of technological changes on the world of work. Will machines substitute old jobs and create new ones? Or will machines just take over and leave large groups of people unemployed and unemployable? This episodes discusses these crucial questions about the future of work.

#7: John Kay - What is the Good Company?

8/7/2015
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Leading economist and Financial Times columnist John Kay discusses his concept of a Good Company and why markets need to be socially embedded with Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer. This podcast was produced in cooperation with the Bertelsmann Foundation. A full transcript of the conversation is available here: http://www.socialeurope.eu/2015/08/what-is-the-good-company/
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