The European elections are your chance to stand up for what you believe in

We must fight populists where they are weak: with action not words. With hope not fear. With unity over division.

This week Europeans will take to the polls in the largest transnational democratic exercise anywhere in the world. Some 427 million people in 28 countries will be voting for the members of the European Parliament that will represent them. In doing so, they will also be determining the direction European politics will take for the next five years.

Admittedly, the European Parliament elections have long suffered from a great deal of voter apathy. You often hear people justifying their...
source: Irish Times

2019-05-23 03:49
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