Tag Archives: elections

The Europeanization of the Anti-Europeans

The big prize being eyed by the anti-European and xenophobic parties are the elections to the European Parliament next May.

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How Republicans Rule the US via the Supreme Court

Justice Kennedy’s retirement will only worsen the trend of the U.S. Supreme Court serving as a political wing of the Republican Party.

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Turkish Elections: A Win That Cannot Be Stolen

Turkey’s June 24 elections and the likely runoff will be determined by the opposition’s ability to stop Erdogan’s rigging attempts.

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As Goes Fenerbahce, So Does Erdogan?

Uncanny parallels between one of Turkey’s top football clubs and the outcome of Turkey’s upcoming general elections.

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Malaysia’s Big Surprise

Last week’s election result is a major milestone in the racial politics of Malaysia. They point to a mature democracy based on the rule of law.

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Malaysia: Democracy Won, But Will Justice Prevail?

The outgoing prime minister Najib Razak is already plotting right now to divide his opponents — and thereby escape justice.

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Iraq on the Mend?

In the upcoming Iraqi election, Sunni Muslims may emerge with a sense of being part of Iraq’s political process and future.

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How President Erdogan Is Turning Turkey Into Putin’s Russia

Erdogan is driving out business people and the well-educated – the economic forces he needs to achieve his goal of transforming the country into a great power.

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US: There Is Always Hope

An alternative view on the inevitability of a politically impotent America.

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Facebook and the Global Battle to Sway Minds

Can we protect our societies against “psychographic advertising” – manipulative technologies that stifle democracy?

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