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Young and Politically Active

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 21:12   /   Germany

Like their mother party counterparts, these young politicians agree that there is a lot to criticise about the EU. Even Katharina Borngässer from the Young European Federalists, a youth organization that promotes European integration, criticises the union—but being critical is not the same as wanting to leave or break it up. “We want to be […]

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Video: Ataka, euroscepticism and the Bulgarian youth

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 17:14   /   Bulgaria

Ataka is the main Eurosceptic party in the country. The leader of the party, Valen Siderov is a very controversial character. Provocative, anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish, his face is everywhere on black and red posters in the city. Siderov’s eyes watching you wherever you stand, like a modern Big Brother. Valen Siderov used to be a […]

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Video: Young journalists in Bulgaria

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 08:58   /   Bulgaria

“[In Bulgaria], The most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union are young people; the less enthusiastic people are the older generations”, says Krastyo Petkov, Professor in Economic Sociology at the University of National and World Economy of Sofia. By Mikel Gil Sojo Among old people, there is nostalgia for the People’s Republic of Bulgaria and […]

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