Bracklash: Post-Brexit UK politics

A lot has happened in the weeks following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Not only was the result shocking, it has rocked British politics from all sides. David Cameron, Nigel Farage, and Michael Gove are gone, Boris Johnson

Bracklash: Post-Brexit UK politics

A lot has happened in the weeks following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Not only was the result shocking, it has rocked British politics from all sides. David Cameron, Nigel Farage, and Michael Gove are gone, Boris Johnson

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

AfD: a danger for Merkel

Germany recently held regional elections in three states and the outcome proved to be excellent news for Alternative for Germany (AfD). The new party won 15% of the vote in Baden-Württemberg, 12.5% in Rhineland-Palatinate, and more than 24% in the

AfD: a danger for Merkel

Germany recently held regional elections in three states and the outcome proved to be excellent news for Alternative for Germany (AfD). The new party won 15% of the vote in Baden-Württemberg, 12.5% in Rhineland-Palatinate, and more than 24% in the

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

Rumblings in Eastern Europe

While much attention in Europe in recent months has been focused on other crises (migrants, Islamic State), something has been happening in several Eastern European countries. Prolonged anti-government protests have exploded in several countries across the region, from Poland down

Rumblings in Eastern Europe

While much attention in Europe in recent months has been focused on other crises (migrants, Islamic State), something has been happening in several Eastern European countries. Prolonged anti-government protests have exploded in several countries across the region, from Poland down

Five things to watch in French regional elections

The French will head to the polls in a regional election set in a tense atmosphere. Coming less than a month after the November 13 terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead, the elections are yet another test for the

Five things to watch in French regional elections

The French will head to the polls in a regional election set in a tense atmosphere. Coming less than a month after the November 13 terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead, the elections are yet another test for the

Five things to watch in Turkey’s election

Turkey will once again have a general election this year after the failure to reach a coalition agreement after the June 7 elections. The country has significantly changed (and not for the better) since then. The security situation has severely

Five things to watch in Turkey’s election

Turkey will once again have a general election this year after the failure to reach a coalition agreement after the June 7 elections. The country has significantly changed (and not for the better) since then. The security situation has severely