Flexsecurity: The Next Social Initiative

Flexicurity (a concept of flexibility and security) is a welfare state model with a pro-active labor market policy. The term was first coined by the social democratic Prime Minister of Denmark Poul Nyrup Rasmussen in the 1990s. The term refers to the combination of labor market flexibility in a dynamic economy and security for workers. … More Flexsecurity: The Next Social Initiative

Socialism Has Never Worked? Really?

Socialism at its best is the community supporting community members when they need it, in the ways that they need it. Lots of people who demonize socialism point at its worst examples but ignore its successes, including its realized potential in mixed economies that use a lot of democratic socialism. Examples include: •public K-12 education, … More Socialism Has Never Worked? Really?

Human Trafficking

The UN Says: Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Almost every country in the world is affected by trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or … More Human Trafficking