Facing the Crisis Time to Get Angry, Europe

The European common currency is in trouble, several EU countries are facing mountains of debt and solidarity within the bloc is declining. It is European youth, in particular, who have drawn the short stick. Closer cooperation is the only way forward.
Von Ulrich Beck
Young people in Spain at an August protest: One in five Europeans under the age of 25 are jobless.

Young people in Spain at an August protest: One in five Europeans under the age of 25 are jobless.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan