Posts Tagged: merkel

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

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

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

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