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Catalans reunite in a local square for a demonstration, waving the pro-independence flags, called "esteladas".

Where Were you When…The Catalan Illegal Referendum Took Place?

Being independent from Spain or not? This question has moved Catalonia for decades. An illegeal referendum, held in 2017, was surrounded by violence and ended up in chaos: Hundreds of wounded people, the Catalan politica... (more)

Abortion in Ireland: the Upcoming Referendum

Pro-Choice or Pro-Life? This divisive question concerning women’s reproductive rights is taking centre-stage in Europe: In March 2018, ten thousands took to the streets in Poland protesting against the toughening of the ... (more)

Graffiti in Tunnel

#livingFlorence: Choir and Constitution

The EU Commission is planning to treat young Europeans to free Interrail tickets to promote first-hand experiences of different countries in Europe. Gregor, a student of political science and history from Germany, did no... (more)

Catalonia: Outbreak of Illegal Nationalism or Oppression of a Democratic Movement?

People being beaten up by the police just for trying to vote, a government which declares a referendum binding even though parts of the electorate where not able to vote and a large number of ballots where confiscated, a... (more)

#callItaly: Constitutional Referendum – Shifting Power and Supporting a Gang of Mayors and Regional Presidents?

Voters in Italy will have to decide about a constitutional reform on December 4th. The referendum, strongly supported by Italian PM Renzi, results in heated debates, also in our #callItaly, where our young voters share t... (more)

Europe and Democracy

What is the price of democracy and who has to pay it? Is the EU an economic union or a physiological unity? After the Greek referendum Milan from Serbia shares his considerations on democracy.