The Drums of Democracy

Moldova is the fastest shrinking country in the world. Predicted to lose half its population by 2100, the future of the country is quite literally at stake. But, while youth should clearly be a priority, chronic corruption and a faltering economy block most reforms. Pulled to either the EU or Russia by better job prospects, young Moldovans thus find themselves at a crossroads: should they stay or should they go?

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Thought Policing During Election Time

With the European Parliament elections coming up on May 23rd, how do we gather solid and trustworthy information so we can vote wisely? Could disinformation affect the outcomes, like it did in the 2016 US presidential elections? France recently passed a new law to tackle fake news during election time. Opponents warn for Orwellian policies and the undermining of free speech and free media.

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Pitch to our upcoming issue

Are We Europe is a quarterly publication. For each issue, we will commission articles and photo series from the best young journalists in Europe. The focus is on in-depth, long-form journalism that captures the theme of each issue. We’re not interested in hard news, but rather in original and well-researched background stories that shed light on the most important issues in Europe today.

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