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Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes   An obscene attack on defenseless children, and a brutal public response culminating in vandalism, looting and opportunistic mischief. Such were the morbid scenes witnessed in Dublin on November 23rd, 2023. Amongst the...

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December 04 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes   On June 28, 2023 (and at long last), the European Union had finally ratified the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul Conven...

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November 24 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes   Another LYMEC congress full of debates, insights, and new friendships is over.  Delegates from all over Europe gathered in Riga and demonstrated the power of discourse over force and word over violence. This virtue se...

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November 20 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes   In the vibrant city of Vilnius, Lithuania, the Young Leaders' Meeting in September 2023 unfolded with a determined commitment and focus on shaping the future of liberal Europe from a youth perspective.  With a strong ...

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November 17 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes In an era where digital technologies have become pervasive, influencing nearly every aspect of our lives, the question of ethics in the digital realm has taken center stage.  Recognizing the urgency of this issue, a gro...

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November 06 2023

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes   In Northern Ireland, the question of identity is one of considerable weight.  It is this question which has underpinned much social and political upheaval witnessed there throughout the last 100 years. While most of t...

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October 25 2023