Brexit – B – A to Z Challenge 2019

Brexit

A to Z Challenge 2019

I am European!

My upbringing, my studies, my current life make me European. Thus I feel strongly about Brexit. Honestly, I am hoping that it won’t happen. Then on the other hand, I tell myself that it will set an example and help us move away from the growing eurosceptism and populism that has been on the rise in many EU-member states.

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The importance of voting

On coming Sunday it’s the German federal elections. Last week I send off my votes (we get to vote for a candidate on the local level and a party’s list on the state level, so that gives me two votes). That means I already voted in Sunday’s election.

I don’t live in Germany, but it is a moral duty to exercise my civil right of participating in the elections. As I left Germany at the tender age of twelve, I had to write a few lines on why voting would affect me and prove that I know the workings of the political system (once you are 14 or over who you leave Germany this wouldn’t have applied). I dragged my feet, Continue reading “The importance of voting”