Is it Time for a Social Europe?

By Chris Stenseth The European Union is at a crossroads. For about 60 years, there has been a seemingly never-ending integration process within the EU. Economically, our countries have come closer and created new bonds at an unprecedented rate, due to the effects of the single market and the four freedoms. However, this integration has Read more about Is it Time for a Social Europe?[…]

Turn Up the Volume: Time to Get Involved

Voted Bremain? Still want your voice heard? It’s time for us to turn up the volume. By joining YEM UK for just £5 a year, yo have the chance to work together with great people, travel the continent and shape the Europe of the future. We’re still European, and so are you, so what are Read more about Turn Up the Volume: Time to Get Involved[…]

YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report

On Monday, 12 October 2015, the Young European Movement St Andrews held its first event of the new academic year. More than sixty undergraduate and postgraduate students listened to presentations on the refugee crisis and discussed their views on the European Union’s response to this unprecedented challenge. Natasha Saunders, who is a committee member of ‘Refugee Action St Read more about YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report[…]

No, There is no EU ‘Propaganda’ in Schools, and it’s Worse Than You Think

Read what Chris Powers (our International Officer) has to say about European education in schools (or lack of!).   A friend of mine recently sent me an article written by a Raheem Kassam with the title “Yes, there is EU propaganda in schools, and it’s worse than you think (and no she didn’t buy the Read more about No, There is no EU ‘Propaganda’ in Schools, and it’s Worse Than You Think[…]

QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People

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 for. In line with a nostalgia for the good old days that lies behind several Read more about QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People[…]

QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People

By Anna Wilson – Communications Officer for YEM UK 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 being disproportionately affected by the consequences Read more about QOTM: Employment Prospects for Young People[…]

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