April QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters by Tim Otway (YEM Warwick)

Mesmerised, all of us watched on in shock as the words came from his mouth: ‘there just seems to be a total lack of comprehension on this panel and indeed this audience, which is a remarkable audience even by the left-wing standards of the BBC’. Farage’s decision to insult the indepently-chosen, equally-divided audience in the Read more about April QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters by Tim Otway (YEM Warwick)[…]

QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Uselessness by Laura Krawczyk

Is Nigel Farage’s United Kingdom Independence Party useless? Can something be useful by being useless? Is being useless truly not having any use? Is being the black sheep only possible when all the other sheep are white? Even though these questions might seem insignificant by themselves, they will take on a new meaning as a Read more about QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Uselessness by Laura Krawczyk[…]

QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Farage’s mathemagicians by Chris Bauer

How was it possible for a high roller’s low-tier political group to carve out a seat for itself at the round table? By using magicians! Mathemagicians to be exact! Although we primarily rely on social and popular media for our news these days, broadcasting corporations and printing houses are still regarded to be publishing the Read more about QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Farage’s mathemagicians by Chris Bauer[…]

QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Britain & the WTO by Chris Powers

I have been going through the manifestoes of the UK-wide parties this week and am designing an info booklet to help people understand what each party stands for in the forthcoming election. In doing so, I looked through UKIP’s and let’s just say it was awful! Firstly, it was highly repetitive about ‘scrapping the EU’. Read more about QOTM: UKIP Mythbusters: Britain & the WTO by Chris Powers[…]

JEF Europe launches Demalert app!

JEF Press Release:  Thursday 2nd April 2015  JEF Europe has issued a free Democracy Alert smartphone application (DemAlert app) available on GooglePlay and iOS. With the DemAlert app JEF Europe aims at raising awareness on the need of updating democracy in Europe, giving the opportunity to young people to discuss, propose and develop new forms Read more about JEF Europe launches Demalert app![…]

Up in Uppsala and anything but bored in Bordeaux ;)

April’s update from the International Officer! Hi everyone, during the weekend that has just passed I represented YEM UK at the JEF Europe Federal Committee. In Uppsala, Sweden, despite the bad weather, we got through a lot of much-needed discussion and had a lot of fun. Below is a brief summary of what happened: The Read more about Up in Uppsala and anything but bored in Bordeaux 😉[…]