How do EU countries rate in terms of social justice? Germany's Bertelsmann Foundation has tried to answer that with the annual Social Justice Index, a ranking across many categories including poverty prevention, education, labor and social cohesion.
This summer, 15,000 young Europeans will get free train tickets to travel within the EU. The DiscoverEU program seeks to counter populism and promote Europe by making cultural exchanges more accessible.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
Young Europeans recently gathered in Brussels for two days of debate and to vote on their vision for Europe. Things were more cheerful than when heads of state and government take part, says Uta Steinwehr from Brussels.
Given the chance, young Europeans would vote no to a Brexit, Frexit, Grexit or Polexit. They believe in democracy but not in their political institutions. And they see Donald Trump as a threat, a new study shows.
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