• From a glimpse of hope to a burning fire - Andrea Venzon

    A short account on the creation of Volt in the land of roses, karaoke, and the current EU presidency… Witnessing the foundation of our Bulgarian chapter has been a transformative experience I wish more of our non-Bulgarian members could have been...

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  • We’re not ready - Louis Drounau

    Why we should rely on optimism and integrity to overcome political difficulties   GEORGE YEAMANI hate it, too, sir, slavery, but - but we’re entirely unready for emancipation. There’s too many questions...ABRAHAM LINCOLN(laughs) We’re unready for ...

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  • My story with Volt - Liuliu Zhang

    It's hard to believe it has already been a year. I can still smell the noodle from the Chinese restaurant when Andrea told me his idea of creating a pan-European party for the very first time. I can still hear the sound of Damian drawing an org ch...

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  • Volt 1st anniversary - Cornelius Rahn

    --- One year has passed since Volt started... so we, Colombe, Andrea and Damian, reflected a bit on what happened since we first started. It was a cold winter day in 2017... --- Andrea's 1st anniversary blog 1 year ago, minutes before the launch o...

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  • The counterproductivity of the terms race and racism - Aza Lemmer

    Volt strives to ensure that no one is discriminated against, or subject to violence, based on ethnicity, national origin, descent and/or skin colour. Despite existing legislation, prejudice, unequal treatment and social exclusion are still part of...

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  • A new political party, and a new wave of extremism? - Andrea Venzon

    Following the incorporation of Volt Deutschland in Hamburg and  a long Sunday night watching the Italian elections until late, I felt two strong contrasting emotions. On the one hand, the privilege of witnessing the founding of our first national ...

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  • Margrethe Vestager: The Volt Interview - Noah Vickers

    Some have called her ‘the most powerful woman in Brussels’. Now famous for fining Google $2.7 billion and finding that Apple owed the Irish state $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has brought a new dynamism...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 3) - Louis Drounau

    This is the third and final part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all (read the first two parts here and here). In this final article, Louis ...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 2) - Louis Drounau

    This is the second part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all (read the first part here). In this second article, Louis explains how it is nor...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 1) - Louis Drounau

    This is the first part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all. In this first article, Louis asks us to take a step back, to consider the massiv...

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