PRECARITY AND YOUTH

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Social collapse

Going hungry, and the importance of absolute poverty

“While recent months have brought much welcome news on the number of people moving into employment, the squeeze on real earnings continues. While low pay is likely to be better than no pay at all, it’s troubling that the number of low-paid workers across Britain reached a record high last year.” As we set out in the Marmot review, we all…

Contributory education scheme: Theoretical basis and application

He will provide a brief discussion of how a system based on student debt can be seen ’funded’ and why it fails to ensure equity and efficiency and funding for the longer term. He will also define a contributory financing scheme for higher education based on income tax and social security contributions, and will study its…

What has the EU meant for Youth?

Generally the European Union has brought many achievements for the citizens of the involved countries, which also includes the youth. Like the freedom of movement for EU citizen, funding programs for student exchanges like the ERASMUS-Program and much more programs that made It possible for us to have a brought intercultural exchange (for example this…

Europe Under Examination. What Has European Union Meant For Youth?

The youth population is a heterogeneous one and there are some significant differences across groups and the barriers they face. Some groups that face particularly strong labour market challenges include: ethnic minorities, those living in deprived areas, those from low income families, and those with low education levels. When talking about Europe it is imperative to first define what we mean by this concept. Europe means very different things to different …

How the ERT of Industrialists came to wage class war on Europe

Founded in 1983, the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) quickly became – and today remains – one of the most influential voices of organized corporate interests in Europe. Not quite a lobby, not quite a think tank, the ERT is an action-oriented group made up of roughly 50 CEOs or Chairmen of Europe’s top industrial corporations who collectively…

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