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A new Eurospeaker

Charles RichardsonJan 20, 2017

Amid a fractured consensus, the European parliament elects a new president, or Speaker. The tasks ahead are formidable.

The normalisation of Europe's Greens

Charles RichardsonJan 9, 20171 Comment

As the centre-right backs away from the European idea, the Greens are picking up some of the slack.

The republic and the Republicans

Charles RichardsonDec 24, 2016

A republic threatened by the tensions of empire and the rise of authoritarian demagogues. Now, where have we seen that before?

World election news, part I

Charles RichardsonDec 13, 2016

There's a lot happening in the electoral world. Today Romania, France, Iceland and Ghana; part II to follow tomorrow.

Election previews: Macedonia and Romania

Charles RichardsonDec 11, 2016

Two almost-neighboring countries in south-eastern Europe go to the polls tonight, in the last major elections of 2016.

So, farewell then, François Hollande

Charles RichardsonDec 2, 2016

France's president decides to bow out of a contest that seemed hopeless. But it's not clear that his party will do any better in his absence.

Fillon's triumph sets up a centre-left dilemma

Charles RichardsonNov 29, 2016

No surprises in the second round of France's Republican primary, but it foreshadows a fascinating presidential election in five months' time.

Republicans opt for Fillon

Charles RichardsonNov 23, 2016

François Fillon, whether you think of him as a liberal or conservative, is now the odds-on favorite to be the next president of France.

Another Republican primary, this time in France

Charles RichardsonNov 20, 2016

France's centre-right opposition is voting to select a presidential candidate, amid differing views on how to deal with the threat from the far right.

The upside of Trump

Charles RichardsonNov 15, 20162 Comments

There's no reason to expect anything good from a Trump presidency. The best we can do is find some reasons why it might not be quite as bad as feared.

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