Category Archives: Elections

The German elections: a turning point for populism?

The rise of populism in Europe (and in America) has been a constant narrative for the past several years. The quick rise of eurosceptic and populist parties like UKIP, the Front National, and the Five Star Movement all contributed to

The German elections: a turning point for populism?

The rise of populism in Europe (and in America) has been a constant narrative for the past several years. The quick rise of eurosceptic and populist parties like UKIP, the Front National, and the Five Star Movement all contributed to

Does Labour have to wait out Brexit?

Despite a recent rise in the poll numbers, Labour still looks set to be heading into an electoral defeat. Theresa May has called for an early general election on 8 June, betting that she would maintain a large lead against

Does Labour have to wait out Brexit?

Despite a recent rise in the poll numbers, Labour still looks set to be heading into an electoral defeat. Theresa May has called for an early general election on 8 June, betting that she would maintain a large lead against

Is Europe really doomed?

Reading the media, it’s easy to believe that Europe is in a doomsday scenario. After Brexit, and the unknown future impacts of the new US administration, countless articles tell us of the rise of populism and its seizure of power

Is Europe really doomed?

Reading the media, it’s easy to believe that Europe is in a doomsday scenario. After Brexit, and the unknown future impacts of the new US administration, countless articles tell us of the rise of populism and its seizure of power

The next populism battleground: France

Much has been written about the rise of populism in the past few years, but even more so in 2016 following Brexit and the election of Trump. Populist candidates seem to be on the rise both in America and Europe.

The next populism battleground: France

Much has been written about the rise of populism in the past few years, but even more so in 2016 following Brexit and the election of Trump. Populist candidates seem to be on the rise both in America and Europe.

Lose-lose situation for PSOE

After two inconclusive elections over the past year, Spain’s socialists, or PSOE, find themselves in a lose-lose situation. With Rajoy and his PP winning an even larger plurality in the last elections, PSOE can either support Rajoy for another term

Lose-lose situation for PSOE

After two inconclusive elections over the past year, Spain’s socialists, or PSOE, find themselves in a lose-lose situation. With Rajoy and his PP winning an even larger plurality in the last elections, PSOE can either support Rajoy for another term

Can Spain leave the two-party system behind?

It has, so far, taken Spain two elections to come up with a new government and a third election is not being ruled out as Rajoy continues to face opposition to the PP forming a government. The elections in December

Can Spain leave the two-party system behind?

It has, so far, taken Spain two elections to come up with a new government and a third election is not being ruled out as Rajoy continues to face opposition to the PP forming a government. The elections in December

Winners and losers of Spanish political deadlock

Political deadlock has been the story in Spanish politics ever since the landmark December 2015 general election that put an end to the traditional two-party system in the country. Although the incumbent Prime Minister Rajoy and his PP party won

Winners and losers of Spanish political deadlock

Political deadlock has been the story in Spanish politics ever since the landmark December 2015 general election that put an end to the traditional two-party system in the country. Although the incumbent Prime Minister Rajoy and his PP party won