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JoiEU Gets Quoted in Official EU Report on the 2014 European Elections

 JoiEU became one of only three citizen projects specifically   mentioned as positive examples of citizen action in the Report on the 2014 European Parliament elections, a Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions… 205 more words

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Recusing Ourselves To Death: Social Media’s Silent Majority Is Damaging Our Democracy

“Aldous Huxley feared those who would give us so much that we would be reduced to passivity and egoism… the truth would be drowned in a sea of irrelevance… we would become a trivial culture… As he remarked in… 1,359 more words

Youth, Politics and Social Media!

Some people say that all social change results in large part from the energy and idealism of young people. Others say that young people’s involvement in social change is mostly superficial and that youth are easily manipulated into high-visibility actions that may not contribute much towards genuine social change.  799 more words


Let’s Get Political!

This results that is above is belong to “The Let’s Get Political Quiz” which is about political and social engagement. It’s exactly reflecting my opinions about civic engagement. 399 more words


Why Nigerians Must Applaud Outgoing President Goodluck E. Jonathan

Much has been said and written about the dilapidated state of the Nigerian economy, the rising insecurity, unprecedented level of corruption and Government inefficiency led by the Government of Outgoing President GEJ. 561 more words

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Young people, political participation and economic exclusion

This piece was originally published on the Scottish Left Project website, here: http://leftproject.scot/2015/young-people-exclusion/

In the run up to this General Election there has been a renewed focus on the role young people are playing. 1,356 more words