Benjamin Denis

is senior advisor for industriAll European Trade Union, responsible for industrial policy and the European Green Deal, and visiting professor at Saint-Louis University in Brussels. His work has contributed to mainstream ‘Just Transition’ in EU climate policy and UN climate negotiations.


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Conditional solidarity

Ambiguities of the European recovery strategy

After lengthy COVID-19 restrictions, economic recovery is at the top of many political agendas. The EU’s comeback strategy – a €750 billion grant and loan repayment scheme – heralds an anti-austerity, environmentally friendly vision. But how realistic is reform when employment legislation still tows a market-driven line? And what lasting ecological provisions can be made from such a rapid, goal-focused turnaround?

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