Charles Richardson November 8, 2017 13 Comments
Lenin and the Bolsheviks took power a century ago. Much blood has flowed under the bridge since then.
Charles Richardson November 2, 2017 5 Comments
Catalonia is not in the midst of a revolution. But the good faith and common sense required to settle the crisis peacefully are still in short supply.
Charles Richardson November 1, 2017
The Reformation turns five hundred, without ceasing to be controversial.
Charles Richardson October 23, 2017
Another election, another bad result for the centre-left. The future direction of Czech politics is uncertain, although public opinion remains basically centrist.
Charles Richardson October 21, 2017
A populist is set for victory in Czechia. What does that even mean?
Charles Richardson October 20, 2017
An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.
Charles Richardson October 17, 2017
Austria's far right does badly on postal votes, shifting the atmospherics a bit from the way they looked on election night.
Charles Richardson October 16, 2017 1 Comment
No surprises in Austria, with the centre-right well in the lead and the centre-left dropping to a new low. It's also been a particularly bad night for the Greens.
Charles Richardson October 13, 2017 2 Comments
Scandal tarnishes the old parties in Austria, but some of the shine has come off the far right as well.