FEPS Newsletter 2 June 2023 – Recovery Watch, Future of Europe, Care4Care and Next Left lecture

02/06/2023
👁️ FEPS Newsletter: Digital transition, Care4Care, Next Left, Elections in Turkey and Greece
Recovery Watch, Policy lunch, Conference on the future of Europe, Dark Stores, Migration…
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Upcoming Events
Last week was hot on the Eastern Mediterranean costs, not only meteo-wise but also electorally speaking. Check out our progressive take on the latest elections in Turkey and Greece. It’s also a good time to discuss right-wing populist voters’ profiles, so we’ll do it in the next Next Left lecture. While we keep on monitoring the social impact of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, this time focusing on healthcare and education, we address the quality of the working conditions in childcare as well.
POLICY STUDY
By Francesco Grillo, Clara Donati and Gerard Rinse Oosterwijk

Remote learning allowed 65 million EU students to continue studying. While millions of citizens were “traced, tracked and, eventually, treated” at a distance during the pandemic thanks to technological progress. But this health crisis has also shown that digitalisation can be a double-edged sword.

This policy study analyses the contribution of the Recovery and Resilience Facility to the use of technologies as a lever to improve access to public services, especially in healthcare and education.
Read more.
UPCOMING EVENT
Siena Conference on the Future of Europe
8-10 June – Siena, Italy
Vision Think Tank, in partnership with University of Siena and European University Institute, organises the fourth Vision Conference on the Future of Europe with the cooperation of the major think tanks and European political foundations, among which: FEPS.
Join Maria João Rodrigues, FEPS President, who will answer the question ‘What are the ideas to fill the half-full glass of EU integration?’; and David Rinaldi, FEPS Director of Studies and Policy, who will introduce the panel ‘Recovery and Resilience Facility: can milestone-based investment and reforms work for a stronger Europe?’
UPCOMING EVENT
5 June – Online

With the expansion of multinational care companies across Europe, more rigorous EU standards are needed to ensure decent working conditions and accessible, quality care for all.
To address staff shortages and improve recruitment and retention rates, we need a fundamental revaluing of the care profession. The workers’ pay and conditions must match their crucial role in our societies. Join us at the first policy lunch of the Care4Care series, where we’ll address the persisting challenges related to care policy-making and focus on policy-oriented solutions.
UPCOMING EVENT
Next Left Lecture
8 June – FEPS HQ & EP

Daphne Halikiopoulou, Chair in Comparative Politics, York University, will give the third Next Left Lecture organised by FEPS and Karl–Renner-Institut.
She will focus on right-wing populist parties, their multifacetedness and the diversity of their voters’ profiles. We will also discuss the main points around which the progressives’ response should be structured. These Lectures are part of the Next Left Research Programme, co-organised by FEPS and the Karl-Renner-Institut, under the leadership of Andreas Schieder, MEP S&D.
MEDIA
By George Nott

The findings of our policy study on the quick-commerce sector and the conditions of rider workers were picked up by the magazine ‘The Grocer’. Read more.
Photo credits: Shutterstock/ Yau Ming Low
By Pablo R. Suanzes

FEPS critical views on the EU’s approach to migration have been extensively quoted in this article of El Mundo. You can read the full Progressive Post dossier here.
Photo credits: Shutterstock/ Alessio Tricani
PROGRESSIVE PAGE
by Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere

The Turkish election results mean continuity in domestic and foreign policy with a tendency to more authoritarianism at home and an eastward-looking foreign policy. For the opposition, the cards are being reshuffled and it seems that for now, the time of more liberal experiments is over. Read more.
Photo credits: Shutterstock/ Dilara Acikgoz
EUROPEAN PROGRESSIVE OBSERVATORY
A labyrinth of unlikely outcomes

The recent elections in Greece marked the victory of New Democracy (ND), although, falling five seats short of reaching an outright majority, the election will have to be repeated in June. It also marked the resurgence of PASOK-KINAL, led by Nikos Androulakis – with an impressive gain of 11.46 per cent and 41 seats (19 more than the last time).
Considering the current dynamics, it is likely for ND to end this race with a comfortable victory in June. But even if so, PASOK’s result may be the sign of a more profound return and of the party’s re-conquering its position as the leader of the (centre-)left in Greece.
📚 Read more.
Photo credits: Shutterstock/ Alexandros Michailidis
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