Mankind today is facing the consequences of astonishing progress in technology and information. In recent years even traditionally violent regions in Europe – have achieved a degree of relative political stability in the face of daunting challenges. Kosovo, however – a Balkan state is still not able to enjoy full freedom of movement on a par with other European countries.
It is now fifteen years since the Kosovo war came to an end, and local cable news broadcasts are again filled with images of Kosovars fleeing the country in droves. Although those images portray desperate families and people of all ages, they mainly depict hopeless young people, filled with rage and ready to leave Kosovo at any price. Since that times, things did not change much, actually.
In the middle of December 2014: A crowd of citizens were gathered in the main square of the capital. They have muzzled themselves. They hold posters. They raise their voices. They are furious. They are angry. They are there to attend a funeral. Who is the deceased one? "We have attended the funeral of the freedom of expression and the right to demonstrate" posters read.
We live in the world of trends. Every day social networks offer us thousands of cheap, bold and simple ways to remind the rest of the world of our existence.
Dealing with a number of social issues, Youth Time (YT) activists have discovered a wide range of opportunities connected with the field of education. This enthusiasm is based on the idea that if you want to change the world for the better – education is the key.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the new president of the European Commission launched an attack against the British prime minister of ‘beating up’ poorer migrants who are legally seeking to earn a living in the UK.
The successes of young innovators in the entrepreneurial market are extremely important to the modern world, for young people are at the cutting edge of progress. However, let's face it, only a few become "Zuckerbergs," most need a helping hand from somebody else to meet their potential.
Who or what forms our opinion regarding the events that are happening around us? We cogitate about that quite often, but we rarely put our conclusions to a test, somehow believing that our judgments occur naturally on the basis of brain activity.