Posts Tagged: France

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.

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

Trouble brewing on the right in Germany

Angela Merkel is in a safer position than most politicians in Europe. She is the head of a grand coalition with the SPD, relegating them to minor coalition partner. She is also very popular with the general population, helping the

Trouble brewing on the right in Germany

Angela Merkel is in a safer position than most politicians in Europe. She is the head of a grand coalition with the SPD, relegating them to minor coalition partner. She is also very popular with the general population, helping the

The dismal state of the European left

The situation for the left in Europe’s big three is dismal: Defeat of Labour in Britain, horribly unpopular president and several local election defeats in France, and a junior partner in a governing coalition while stuck at a low point

The dismal state of the European left

The situation for the left in Europe’s big three is dismal: Defeat of Labour in Britain, horribly unpopular president and several local election defeats in France, and a junior partner in a governing coalition while stuck at a low point

The FN and UKIP – sabotaging the eurosceptic agenda

It is now old news that the Front National (FN) and the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) won the European elections in France and the UK respectively. Marine Le Pen took her party (inherited from her father) to first place

The FN and UKIP – sabotaging the eurosceptic agenda

It is now old news that the Front National (FN) and the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) won the European elections in France and the UK respectively. Marine Le Pen took her party (inherited from her father) to first place