Tag Archives: populism

Goodbye, Right-Wing Populism

A Trump defeat signals the beginning of the end of nationalist populist politics worldwide.

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Swiss Hold Second Referendum and Say Yes to Europe

The Brexit virus refuses to cross the Channel.

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Boris Johnson’s 10(!) Brexits to Ponder

A political decision principally made by the prime minister alone will determine what sort of exit from the EU we start 2021 with.

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COVID 19: Assessing the Global Corruption Fallout

Corruption is bad today, but bound to get worse. Governments’ response to the COVID 19 pandemic amplifies the opportunities for abuse.

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COVID 19: Assessing the Global Political Fallout

The COVID 19 pandemic and the ensuing mega-recession may shape political debates and choices for a long time.

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COVID 19: Post-Truth Age – Or Facts Making a Comeback?

In crises, there is no room for “post-truth.” Denying facts and the truth endangers lives. Peddling misinformation for political purposes proves too reckless, even for populists.

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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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Stop Blaming Globalization: Most Problems Are Homemade

Amidst many worries about globalization, suggestions for a constructive path forward.

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Beyond Boris: Donald Trump(ism) Wins in British Election

What are the hard lessons for Europe and wider geopolitics from Boris Johnson’s victory in the 2019 British general election?

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Steve Bannon: Failed Crusader

What happened to Steve Bannon’s crusade to conquer Europe with nationalist anti-immigrant Trump clones?

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