Tag Archives: populism

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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Greece: A Solid Base for Reform

The European Commission should grant Greece short-term fiscal leeway under the condition that Mitsotakis indeed delivers the promised reforms.

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Greece: The Mitsotakis Family Clan is Back in Power

Mitsotakis can celebrate his win and the return of his family clan to political power. But the problems will arrive very fast in Greece.

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