Collective punishment

Some high school students boycott remote learning to call for reopening

Ljubljana/Velenje – A number of secondary school students boycotted remote learning on Tuesday to express support for a movement that seeks face-to-face teaching at secondary schools. Opinions about this among students are still divided, though, a representative of the relevant organisation said.

"Give me one argument why I should be in favor of a boycott"

According to him, in the world of sports, no one has ever won any trophy by sitting at home.
"And why I would support a boycott? Give me a single argument as to why I should be in favour of a boycott and how it will help me and my people get better the day after. So far, I haven't found one", Sapic told the NIN weekly.

„Return street dialogue to institutions’’

Antonijevi is the director of the Foundation for Open Society, which organizes government and opposition talks on election conditions. So far, in three rounds, at the FPS roundtables, the authorities and the oppostion discussed about media and financing campaigns, and on the 5th and 9th of September there will be a voters' list and voting rights of citizens.

Media snub is no solution

When a political party decides to boycott a specific media outlet for whatever reason, it doesn't really achieve anything tangible.

Here in Greece, such practices were started by SYRIZA and other similar forces, but media boycotts happen all over the world, called for by all sorts of parties when they don't like what they see or hear on the news or on political talk shows.