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Méda, D. (2024) 'Sociologist Dominique Méda: 'We need more European Union''. Le Monde diplomatique, 27 May. Available at: https://www.lemonde.fr/en/opinion/article/2024/05/27/dominique-meda-we-need-more-eu_6672760_23.html#. The article refers to our book Politicising Commodification.

Erne, R. (2024) 'On a plane with Nicolas SchmitSocial Europe, 22 April. Available at: https://www.socialeurope.eu/on-a-plane-with-nicolas-schmit.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Equal pay laws in Europe are failing pay — transparency could be the key'. Euronews, 28 March. Available at: https://www.euronews.com/business/2024/03/28/equal-pay-laws-in-europe-are-failing-pay-transparency-could-be-the-key.

Erne, R. (2024) 'EU New Economic Governance and Healthcare'. EPSU conference ‘Health before Profit’, European Parliament, 8 April. Available at: https://youtu.be/hYQTwja3Heg (01:09:15-01:29:55).



Newspapers & Magazines

Erne, R. (2024) 'On a plane with Nicolas SchmitSocial Europe, 22 April. Available at: https://www.socialeurope.eu/on-a-plane-with-nicolas-schmit.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Femeile din Europa câștigă în continuare mult mai puțin decât bărbații'. The Union of Professional Journalists of Romania (UZPR), 1 April. Available at: https://uzpr.ro/01/04/2024/femeile-din-europa-castiga-in-continuare-mult-mai-putin-decat-barbatii/.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Real steps towards a level playing field'. The European, Winter 2023/2024, pp. 96-97. Available at: https://the-european.eu/story-33725/real-steps-towards-a-level-playing-field.html.

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Erne, R. (2023) 'Os muito ricos que paguem mais impostos!horizonte, No. 7, 3 November, p. 4. Adapted from Work 18/23. Available at: https://www.unia.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/2023-07-Horizonte-pt.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Schweizer Lohnschutz erhält überraschende Unterstützung'. Work, 20 October, p. 13. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/10/schweizer-lohnschutz-erhaelt-ueberraschende-unterstuetzung/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'L'Europa rafforza la legge sulla parità salariale [Europe strengthens law on equal pay]'. area (the Swiss trade union UNIA's monthly for social and labour criticism), XXVI (13), 15 September. Available at: https://www.areaonline.ch/L-Europa-rafforza-la-legge-sulla-parit-salariale-df2b7200.

Golden, D. (2023) 'Ryanair - on the side of Europe's citizens?Social Europe, 27 June. Available at: https://www.socialeurope.eu/ryanair-on-the-side-of-europes-citizens.


Columns

Area - Mensile di critica sociale e del lavoro (Swiss-Italian monthly)

Erne, R. (2024) 'Responsabilità aziendale, l’UE fa un grande passo avanti'. area, XXVII (4), 2 April. Available at: https://www.areaonline.ch/Responsabilit-aziendale-l-UE-fa-un-grande-passo-avanti-ae66d600.

Erne, R. (2024) 'La Svizzera ha acceso una luce in mezzo all’Europa'. area, XXVII (3), 22 March, p. 2. Available at: https://www.areaonline.ch/La-Svizzera-ha-acceso-una-luce-in-mezzo-all-Europa-03f5c300.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Lotta di classe transnazionale nell'UE'. area, XXVII (2), 22 February. Available at: https://www.areaonline.ch/Lotta-di-classe-transnazionale-nell-UE-297d0300.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Suona la campagna dei diritti per l'economia digitale'. area, XXVII (1), 26 January, p. 8. Available at: https://www.areaonline.ch/Suona-la-campana-dei-diritti-per-l-economia-digitale-d1648c00.


express - Zeitung für sozialistische Betriebs- und Gewerkschaftsarbeit

Erne, R. (2024) 'Europa express (7): Konzernverantwortung – EU ist einen großen Schritt weiter'. express, 62(4): 10. Available at: TBC.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Europa express (6): Transnationaler Klassenkampf – in Brüssel und der Schweiz'. express, 62(3): 10. Available at: TBC.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Europa express (5): Irland: Fremdenfeindliche November-Krawalle in Dublin'. express, 61(12): 11. Available at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/23-12_erne_europaexpress-5_irland-fremdenfeindliche.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Europa express (4): Der schwedische Tesla Streik wird zu einem globalen Konflikt'. express, 61(12). Available only online at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/23-12_Erne_Europa-Express_2-online.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Europa express (3): Europäische Chancen und Schweizer Hoffnungen'. express, 61(11): 18. Available at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/23-11_erne_europaeische-chancen.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Europa express (2): Wundersame Reformen in und mit der EU'. express, 61(10): 12. Available at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/23-10_erne_wunderssme-reformen-in-und-mit-eu.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Europa express (1): Mindestlohn, Öffentlicher Dienst und Trucker-Streik'. express, 61(5): 13. Available at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/23-05_ernie_euo-ex_mindestlohn.pdf.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Zur EU-Mindestlohnrichtlinie'. express, 61(3-4): 19. Available at: https://express-afp.info/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/23-03-04_erne_europa-express.pdf.


Work (Swiss-German bi-monthly)

The Swiss Trade Union Confederation (SGB) republishes 'Ernes Europa' column in its 'Europa-Blog'

Erne, R. (2024) 'Ernes Europa (15): EU-Wahlen: Im Flieger mit Kandidat Schmit'. Work, 5/24, 18 April, p. 10. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2024/04/eu-wahlen-im-flieger-mit-kandidat-schmit/.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Ernes Europa (14): Konzernverantwortung: EU ist einen grossen Schritt weiter'. Work, 4/24, 28 March, p. 12. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2024/04/konzernverantwortung-eu-ist-einen-grossen-schritt-weiter/.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Ernes Europa (13): AHV-Sieg: «Renten­revolution»'. Work, 3/24, 8 March, p. 5. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2024/03/ahv-sieg-rentenrevolution/.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Ernes Europa (12): EU-Wahlen: Hektische Zeiten in Europa'. Work, 2/24, 16 February, p. 12. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2024/02/eu-wahlen-hektische-zeiten-in-europa/.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Ernes Europa (11): Antisoziale Allianz um Uber, Deliveroo & Co.'. Work, 1/24, 29 January, p. 12. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2024/01/uber-deliveroo-co-antisoziale-allianz/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (10): Irland: Überraschender Fremdenhass'. Work, 21/23, 15 December, p. 14. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/12/irland-ueberraschender-fremdenhass/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (9): Kräftemessen mit Musk: Tesla-Streik wird zum globalen Konflikt'. Work, 20/23, 1 December, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/12/kraeftemessen-mit-musk-tesla-streik-wird-zu-globalem-konflikt/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (8): Europäische Bürgerinitiativen: Besteuert die Reichen!Work, 18/23, 3 November, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/11/europaeische-buergerinitiativen-reichensteuer/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (7): Stärkung von GAV: Rumänien macht es vor'. Work, 16/23, 29 September, p. 12. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/09/staerkung-von-gav-rumaenien-macht-es-vor/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (6): Mehr Recht auf Transparenz: Neues EU-Gesetz stärkt die Lohngleichheit'. Work, 15/23, 15 September, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/09/mehr-recht-auf-transparenz-neues-eu-gesetz-staerkt-die-lohngleichheit/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (5): Lohnschutz EU debattiert Trucker-Streik'. Work, 8/23, 28 April, p. 10. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/04/lohnschutz-eu-debattiert-trucker-streik/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (4): Service public I: Schluss mit EU-Sparpolitik'. Work, 7/23, 14 April, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/04/service-public-i-schluss-mit-eu-sparpolitik/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (3): EU-Mindestlohnrichtlinie III: Neue soziale Standards'. Work, 6/23, 31 March, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/03/eu-mindestlohnrichtline-iii-neue-soziale-standards/

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (2): EU-Mindestlohnrichtlinie II: Aus dem Brexit gelernt'. Work, 5/23, 17 March, p. 8. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/03/eu-mindestlohnrichtlinie-ii-aus-dem-brexit-gelernt/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Ernes Europa (1): EU-Mindestlohnrichtlinie: Den Spiess umgedreht'. Work, 4/23, 3 March, p. 6. Available at: https://www.workzeitung.ch/2023/03/eu-mindestlohnrichtlinie-den-spiess-umgedreht/.


Blogs

Erne, R. (2024) ‘On a plane with Nicolas Schmit, the lead-candidate of the European Socialists in the coming EU elections’, UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy, 2 May. Available at: https://publicpolicy.ie/governance/on-a-plane-with-nicolas-schmit-the-lead-candidate-of-the-european-socialists-in-the-coming-eu-elections/.

Erne, R. (2023) 'Contesting Musk: Swedish Tesla strike becomes a global conflict'. Trade unions and global restructuring, 6 December. Available at: https://andreasbieler.blogspot.com/2023/12/contesting-musk-swedish-tesla-strike.html.


In the News

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Méda, D. (2024) 'Sociologist Dominique Méda: 'We need more European Union''. Le Monde diplomatique, 27 May. Available at: https://www.lemonde.fr/en/opinion/article/2024/05/27/dominique-meda-we-need-more-eu_6672760_23.html#. The article is also available in the French original.

Erne, R. (2024) 'Equal pay laws in Europe are failing pay — transparency could be the key'. Euronews, 28 March. Available at: https://www.euronews.com/business/2024/03/28/equal-pay-laws-in-europe-are-failing-pay-transparency-could-be-the-key.

Kelley, C. (2024) 'Die Schweizer erhöhen die Renten statt das Rentenalter'. Jacobin, 20 March. Available at: https://jacobin.de/artikel/schweiz-volksinitiative-rentenerhoehung.

NewsGram (2024) 'In the biggest election year in history, experts join forces to address the great challenges facing democracy', 21 January. Available at: https://www.newsgram.com/politics/2024/01/21/in-the-biggest-election-year-in-history-experts-join-forces-to-address-the-great-challenges-facing-democracy.

UCD Research (2024) 'In the biggest election year in history, experts join forces to address the great challenges facing democracy', 19 January. Available at: https://www.ucd.ie/research/news/2023/expertsjoinforcestoaddressthegreatchallengesfacingdemocracy/body,725011,en.html.

Rigendinger, B. (2023) 'Swiss wage protection - a model for the EU?Swissinfo (international news channel of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation), 21 August. Available at: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss-wage-protection---a-model-for-the-eu-/48783502. The original article is in German.

Kirby, J. (2023) 'Why strikes might disrupt your summer Eurotrip'. Vox (US newspaper), 25 June. Available at: https://www.vox.com/world-politics/23768905/strikes-europe-united-kingdom-labor-travel.


Videos

Erne, R. (2024) 'EU New Economic Governance and Healthcare'. EPSU conference ‘Health before Profit’, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, 8 April. Available at: https://youtu.be/hYQTwja3Heg (01:09:15-01:29:55).


Erne, R. (2024) 'Trajectories of transnational social protests in Europe'. Ciampi lecture, SNS, Florence, Italy, 30 April. Available at: https://youtu.be/zzH1ovRA68M.


Stan, S. and Erne, R. (2024) 'Pursuing an overarching commodification script through country-specific interventions? The EU’s New Economic Governance prescriptions in healthcare (2009–2019)'. TraPoCo webinar, 1 March. Available at: https://youtu.be/CSuQ45JPd8s.


Stan, S. and Erne, R. (2024) 'Pursuing an overarching commodification script through country-specific interventions? The EU’s New Economic Governance prescriptions in healthcare (2009–2019)'. EUHealthGov webinar, 28 February. Available at: https://youtu.be/0yQXyyCGLbs.