Citizenship and the Democratic Deficit of the European Union

Although the European Union (EU) is now based “on the principles of democracy and the rule of law,” some scholars consider that democracy was not acknowledged at the beginning of the integration. This has caused the disconnection between European citizens and the EU, and led to questions on the democratic nature of the integration. Thereby, according to EUR-Lex, the phrase “democratic deficit of the EU” is now being used to indicate that European “institutions and their decision-making procedures (…) seem inaccessible to the ordinary citizen due to their complexity.”

#StandWithBelarus: Interview with a Belarusian Activist

This article is part of a project designed to raise awareness about what has been happening in Belarus since August 2020, at the occasion of the Day of Solidarity with Belarus launched by Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. In order to understand the past and current events better, The Euroculturer Magazine organized a live interview with a belarusian Euroculture Alumni who kindly agreed to give us her insights on the situation.

#StandWithBelarus: Looking back at six months of protests

Supporting the Belarusian people on the Day of Solidarity with Belarus, in our newest article, Hannah Bieber, editor-in-chief and Leyre Castro, editor at the Euroculturer Magazine have gone through the development of the events in Belarus since early August 2020, the constant human rights abuse and the international response to them. #StandWithBelarus

Ahead of the Primary Elections in the US: The Status Quo and Revolution

The Democratic primary season in the US has started, and different candidates have lined up with a message “I can beat Donald Trump”. Getting Trump out of office has become a goal not only of the democrats, who are opposing this president more than any other “ideological rival” in recent history but also of many centrist, independents and some republicans.