Tag: Aftenbladet

Aftenbladet & Fædrelandsvennen (Norway) | Romania, the Country of Silent Tears

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From the left: Gabriela Butnaru (13), Lavinia Tihulca (13), Mihaela Butnaru (33) crying at revisiting feelings of separation. Credit: Johnny Green - Investigate Europe, July 17 2017, Liteni, Iași, Romania

Economic migrant families from Romania have been struggling for their dignity in the absence of sustainable local employment and wages adapted to reality. They’ve paid for decent earnings with toil, painkillers, anxiety and emotional phone calls across Europe. But worst of all, with tears of the nation’s children.

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Aftenbladet & Fædrelandsvennen (Norway) | There is hope for young Greeks – just not in Greece

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On New Year's Eve, at the emergencies of Papageorgiou Hospital in Thessaloniki. From left to right: Georgia Christodolou, 32, surgeon, Giorgos Toulias, surgeon, Dimitris Spanos, surgeon. Credit: Nikos Pilos

Hundreds of thousands of young Greeks have turned their backs on depleted public services, dead labour markets and worsening working conditions. Germany wants them. Meanwhile, the Greek health system feels the brain drain. Published in NORWEGIAN by Aftenbladet.

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Aftenbladet & Fædrelandsvennen (Norway) | Stay in or out of the European Economic Area? This is the question at work

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Boye Ullmann & Jonas Bals at an Oslo building site. Credit: Gorm K. Gaare, EUP-Berlin

Norway has been a quasi-member of the EU since entering the EEA agreement in 1994. Very few discuss the contract in the general public sphere. But the issue has grown to enormous proportions in the labour movement. Can Norway retain safe and decent labour conditions without exiting the EEA? Published in NORWEGIAN by Aftenbladet.

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