October 18, 2017

Olaf Scholz and Kai Diekmann on Populism

Why is populism spreading across the societies of Europe, the United States and Japan? To start off the opening debate of United Europe’s Young professional Seminar on “The Populist Challenge” from 6 to 8 October in Hamburg, Olaf Scholz pointed to countries like Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands or Germany that have few welfare, economic or wealth problems. Yet many middle-class household were seeing their income stagnating. According to a study by the consulting company McKinsey, this is fuelling populism. “There … – More

December 11, 2017 - News from United Europe

“A unique opportunity to reshape Europe”

Final event of the Rome Manifesto Tour in Brussels After more than 20 events in seven European countries, the final event of the Rome Manifesto took place on 27 November in the European Parliament in Brussels. Together with the German-Italian Centre for European Excellence, Villa Vigoni, United Europe brought together a group of leading young …

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October 20, 2017 - Young European Voices

Ayaan Güls About the European Dream

Is there a European identity? The European Union consists of 28 countries and over 500 million people speaking official 24 languages. If we include non-EU countries, there are about 750 million people living in 47 countries in Europe. An important prerequisite for Europeans to grow closer together is a stronger identification with Europe and the …

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