QOTM: Youth Unemployment by Bettina Wolff

“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 triggered an even deeper European crisis, not just within Eurozone countries. From my own experience respectively that Read more about QOTM: Youth Unemployment by Bettina Wolff[…]

QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People

By Chris Powers – YEM UK International Officer 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 it has been for a long time. Read more about QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People[…]

What is the Greek Government’s Agenda?

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 the questions are whether Tsipras and Co. who call themselves “Marxists” are naïve or calculated and whether this really makes a Read more about What is the Greek Government’s Agenda?[…]