Politicize Europe and recruit new activists
Europeans vs. Eurosceptics? <ul><li>Imagine the situation: </li></ul><ul><li>You talk to a fellow comrade of your party. <...
Don‘t teach people! <ul><li>This is what you should not do! </li></ul><ul><li>You explain to him/her in detail how the EU ...
Find common ground for a common cause <ul><li>Agree with the right arguments </li></ul><ul><li>Explain that it is the faul...
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Politicize europe and recruit new activists

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Politicize Europe and recruit new activists
  • 2. Europeans vs. Eurosceptics? <ul><li>Imagine the situation: </li></ul><ul><li>You talk to a fellow comrade of your party. </li></ul><ul><li>He/she seems to have no good EU knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>He/she is of the opinion that the European Union is a bad idea, because anonymous functionaries make technical decision. It destroys our welfare states and serves the interests of big industries. </li></ul><ul><li>What will you tell him/her? </li></ul>
  • 3. Don‘t teach people! <ul><li>This is what you should not do! </li></ul><ul><li>You explain to him/her in detail how the EU institutions work </li></ul><ul><li>You explain what good things the EU has brought to him/her </li></ul><ul><li>Don‘t be an eager beaver („I know more“ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures are boring! </li></ul><ul><li>Don‘t counter rightful arguments </li></ul>
  • 4. Find common ground for a common cause <ul><li>Agree with the right arguments </li></ul><ul><li>Explain that it is the fault of the conservatives that are running Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Invite him/her to campaign with you so that the EU gets a socialist majority. </li></ul><ul><li>Present the socialist ideas for Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom line: Together we can do things differently </li></ul>

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