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2020: Europe’s Annus Horribilis?

Germany´s Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commission have to overcome five major challenges.

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Super Tuesday Odds: How Will Sanders Perform?

Instead of a Sanders blowout giving him a near-insurmountable delegate lead and a lock on the nomination, he will now be in a scramble to the convention.

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Globalization and Pandemics: Global Problems Require Global Responses

The rapid dispersion of many diseases is one of the inevitable characteristics of globalization. Nationalist approaches are therefore completely counter-productive.

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After Super Tuesday: Democrats Heeding Lessons of 2018

Democrats must mobilize the party base, while focusing on adding cross-over anti-Trump rural and suburban independents and moderate Republicans.

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The Origins of the US Electoral College

In 1787, the U.S. popular vote was made merely advisory. The actual choice was left to elites who comprise the Electoral College.

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The Balkans in the New Decade: Regional Opportunities Ahead

The Balkans’ most valuable regional asset lies in the young, progressive, educated population. It can become the catalyst for the transformation of the region.

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I Am Proud To Be a Socialist

If valuing human rights and dignity is “socialist,” then sign me up.

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US: Demography Is Not Political Destiny

Are Republicans really doomed electorally because of the demographic changes underway in the United States?

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Bernie Sanders Is No Socialist: A Perspective from 2016

Social democracy would have been an easier label to defend – and more accurate.

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The Democrats’ Firing Squad

Trump claims that the Democrats want to bring “socialism” to the United States. He obviously hasn’t read the preamble to the US Constitution.

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