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QOTM: Employment prospects for young people by Tim Otway
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7.5 million Europeans between the ages of 15 and 24 are neither employed nor in education/training. It’s the kind of statistic we’ve become painfully used to seeing. And, to make things worse, it’s one that our generation even receives blame … Read More

QOTM: UK <3 EU by Bettina Wolff
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What is the best reason for people residing in the UK to love the EU? I think it is important to realise what “EU” actually stands for: EU is the acronym for European Union.  Therefore the question really is about loving the … Read More

QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People by Anna Wilson
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Without delving into the depressing depths that are the employment statistics for European youth, it is safe to say that the scene is a pretty tragic one. Although varying vastly from state to state, the young people of Europe are … Read More

QOTM: Youth Unemployment by Bettina Wolff
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“7.5 million Europeans between the ages of 15 and 24 are neither employed nor in education/training.” This reality seems to be symptomatic for the dramatic living and working conditions the European youth is facing since the economic and financial crisis … Read More

QOTM: Employment prospects for young people by Chris Powers
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To be fairly blunt: the younger generations have been well and truly screwed over by the Age of Austerity, and with Gideon Osbourne’s budget announcement on 8th July, things are only getting worse. The youth unemployment rate is the highest … Read More

What is the Greek government’s agenda?
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The Greek people voted “No” on Sunday, but Greece’s then Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis clarified yesterday: “’NO’ means YES to a democratic Europe!” Soon afterwards he resigned from his post as Minister of Finance and left us wondering about what his and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ agenda has been all along. For me … Read More

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