Contemporary news media and fractured bonds of trust

A Depo TTT debate

Fact or fiction? Depo take a closer look at the Turkish media and its role in society and politics. With Esra Arsan, Sevda Alankuş and Umut Alphan, they look at the way the media has covered key recent events, such as the Gezi park protests and the 17th December processes, and consider how trust for traditional media sources has deteriorated.
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Quo vadis, Czech education?

An Agora CE TTT debate

Progress? How does the Czech education system look twenty five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union? Agora CE invites specialists to look at the pros and cons of the national system, asking questions about the current direction, alternatives and appeal; do students, both abroad and at home, have faith in the Czech system and what can be done to improve it?
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(Dis)trusting one another. The various faces of the other in contemporary Europe.

A Kultura Liberalna TTT debate

A failed experiment...? Kultura Liberalna tackles the problem of a re-emergent European right, looking at the status of multiculturalism in Europe and asking what steps we need to take to emerge from the fear of the other, which seems to presently be retaking much of the continent. Has multiculturalism failed and what is the future of migration in Europe?
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It will get worse

A Kultura Liberalna TTT debate
Spain protest

The blame game Kultura Liberalna asked how to tackle youth unemployment and resolve the crisis of trust in our labour markets. With high profile speakers, including Peter Szumlewicz and Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, this debate sought to analyse where the problems really lie in today's economic malaise and how these can be overcome to provide us all with a brighter future.
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Eyes wide shut? Will the future of journalism mean we are better informed?

An Index on Censorship affiliate debate

For better or worse? What is the future of journalism and will it improve or worsen the information we receive? On the 22nd October, Rachel Briggs, Amie Ferris-Rotman, Raymond Joseph and Richard Sambrook came together at London's renowned Frontline Club to take a closer look at the future of reporting might look like.
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Teenage maternity

An Agora CE TTT debate

What to do? What happens to young mums in the Czech Republic, how many of them actually are there and what support do they receive? Agora CE and students of Gymnázium Na Vítězné look at the challenges facing girls who become pregnant.
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Europe and the crisis in the Ukrainian Republic

A deBuren TTT debate

Good neighbours? The recent crisis has highlighted the conflict of interests caused by Russian resurgence and the EU's expansion in the East. In the run-up to the Ukrainian parliamentary elections, deBuren asked how capable the EU really is of guaranteeing stability, not just internally, but also on its borders, and what, if any, meaning international treaties retain in lieu of the means and will to reinforce them. Video highlights coming soon!


The future of Beroun is also ours to decide upon

An Agora CE TTT debate

Local voices In the build-up to the Czech municipal elections, Agora CE and local students developed a debate to look at the aims of local political candidates, with a particular focus on how these aims would impact upon the future and thus younger members of the community.
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Trust and the environment

A Free Word TTT debate

Tomorrow's climate On the 30th September, the Free Word Centre and the UK Youth Climate Coalition looked at climate change and the choices that face young people, trying to find sources of information they can trust.
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Special economic zones – profit or exploitation?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Whose profit? Local governments in Poland encourage special economic zones, but their erection seems to lead to a rise in the ranks of the local precariat, with such zones often appearing to be accompanied by a laxer regime on workers' rights and an increase in contracts of the flimsiest nature. Which raises the question, who benefits from SEEs and should we be welcoming or opposing their expansion?
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