As The Netherlands will be the first of three founding EU Member States to hold a major election this year, Arne van Lienden dissects the political climate surrounding the vote.
In the Netherlands a revolution happened- and was then promptly ignored. Arne van Lienden explains why this could end badly.
European Commission President Juncker took an optimistic tack in his recent address. Has the tide really turned with Juncker at the helm, or is the EU simply coasting?
The UK and the US have long been the backbone of the transatlantic alliance. How will that change under Trump?
The two-party system of the US electoral system is at the centre of a crisis in American democracy. Could compulsory voting fix it?
Lianne Arentsen Some say most Europeans are fans of Obama. I am not sure about that, but I definitely am. You could say I am an Obama groupie. So this article will be an ode to Obama. Or better said, an ode to the feeling that Obama gives. The Obama hype is not new; we … Continue reading Message from an Obama Groupie: An ode to the Obama decade
The US election is an unpopularity contest – and here is why!
“… a complete and total shutdown of Muslim Immigration” (Donald J. Trump, December 7, 2015) – Is American Islamophobia new? Where did it come from?
The US has some of the lowest voter turnouts in the Western World, despite being one of the oldest democracies! Should compulsory voting be used to solve this problem?
Trump, whether he wins or loses, has changed the game, and his voters cannot be ignored, or laughed away. They won’t disappear, they need to be won over.