Has globalisation run out of gas? The current mood has been labelled “insurgent”. In France, for example, unions and students are revolting against a labour reform bill. So what kind of job security can we expect in an era where the rules of doing business are constantly being rewritten? With the success of “insurgent” candidates, the looming Brexit referendum, and the rise of nationalists in Europe, is this the end of free trade as we know it?
Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Director for Employment, Labour and Social affairs, OECD
General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
Executive Director, Demos Helsinki Think Tank
Senior Europe correspondent, Quartz