In an opinion piece in the Guardian, dated 24 August 2017, entitled: “No alternative to austerity? That lie has now been nailed”, the author Owen Jones praises the Portuguese Socialist government for having reversed the austerity politics of the previous right-wing coalition government, and that of the troika that directed the country’s finances during the…

Over the past two weeks, the international policy, scientific and NGO community came together at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, and participated in the SB46 (Subsidiary Body 46) of the UNFCCC. A delegation of IFLRY had the privilege of observing these pre-negotiation meetings, which seek to serve as the foundation for the Conference…

Виж по-долу за българската версия на тази статия. / See below for the Bulgarian version of this article. This report investigates the 46 one-day seminars that have been held on youth entrepreneurship all over Bulgaria and may serve to our liberal sister organizations as an evaluation of the outcomes we have explored so far. I…

In spring last year, social liberal youth party Jonge Democraten (JD) opened up a pop up shop selling Ecstacy pills, in order to campaign for the legalisation of MDMA. Libel editor Krijn van Eeden interviewed JD president Wouter van Erkel about the Campaign. Just to give us a sense of the situation in the Netherlands:…

I will start by introducing myself: my name is Serhii Bozhenko, I study political science and take an active part in social and political life. From childhood I have been talking about politics, and I always get disappointment when people do not perceive politics as something that can change their lives. But I do not…

Last week I started writing this blog in the beautiful North Shan State in Myanmar, where I gave a one-week training on internal party organisation and campaigning to a group of twenty senior politicians. This is part of the curriculum of the Myanmar School of Politics (- a 1-month long programme set-up by the Netherlands…

What do young people think and feel? Not only worried parents wonder about that, society does so too. Because of this, the SINUS-institute Germany tries to answer this question every four years. After they published this year’s results, there was a huge media response: “Germany’s well-behaved youth”, “Well-behaved and more Mainstream than ever before”, “Generation…