Lesson in humanity: where income inequality meets community efforts

Lesson in humanity: where income inequality meets community efforts

London, United Kingdom – The wide majority of people acknowledge income inequality as an existing trend within British society, but only a few are brave enough to take actions. Euroviews went to one of the oldest independent food banks in London to celebrate Easter and understand how the increasing popularity of food banks, as a result of the unequal distribution of resources, affects the young people and their local communities. From 2010 to 2015 the number…

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Increasing income inequality: the shaky future of British youth

Increasing income inequality: the shaky future of British youth

London, United Kingdom – Despite being the sixth largest economy by nominal GDP and the tenth largest purchasing power parity in the world, United Kingdom has some skeletons hidden in the cupboards as it is the most unequal country in Europe and the forth most unequal country in the world following Mexico, US and Israel, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). From the first steps taken in London on the way…

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An empowered youth may turn out to be the Scottish independence referendum’s greatest legacy

An empowered youth may turn out to be the Scottish independence referendum’s greatest legacy

Scotland’s youngest voters are twice as likely as their peers south of the border to visit a polling booth during next month’s British General Election. The extensive debate around last September’s referendum appears to have been the ‘catalyst’ for the newfound political hunger amongst Britain’s most northerly residents. Jack Cairns

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How do you engage young Brits in politics?

How do you engage young Brits in politics?

London, United Kingdom – British General elections are knocking on the door and while political tension escalates, 2 million young people are predicted to skip entering the polling stations, according to the think-tank British Future. Six weeks before the election, journalists, media professionals and academics are discussing the steps that could be taken in order to encourage young people to more actively participate in the political process.  Zhuliyana Boyanova Travels to the United Kingdom to report…

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“We want justice and we want it now!”

“We want justice and we want it now!”

London, United Kingdom – “Justice now, justice now. End violence against women!” was the slogan that echoed in the area around Trafalgar Square on Sunday, 29th March. More than 300, mainly young, Londoners wanted their voice heard in memoriam to innocent victims of violence. The peaceful gathering “Justice for Farkhunda” united three generations and numerous nationalities. They collectively demanded justice for 28-year-old Farkhunda who was beaten to death, burnt and then dumped in a muddy river by…

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Mind the gap between UK and Denmark

Mind the gap between UK and Denmark

The small, but no less  valuable UK team landed successfully at London Stansted airport in the late afternoon of 25th March. With a wide smile and enthusiasm to report on the pressing issues within the multicultural UK society, Zhuliyana Boyanova took a cup of earl grey tea and headed straight to London Liverpool street train station to get to grips with the surprisingly welcoming atmosphere of one of the busiest stations in Europe. After spending 7 months…

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