Bedevilled by debt and facing high unemployment, weak growth, and high deficits, the second-largest economy in the Eurozone was struggling to overcome the effects of the financial crisis. That struggle continues even as voters prepare to choose Hollande’s successor.
Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.
This year will be remembered for its elections around the globe. Listed below are the top 10 national elections coming up this year covering Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Oceania. Click on the links below to read more about any of the elections covered in this infographic (note that some articles are in […]
Though Obama has officially left the White House, his speech remains a doctrine of democracy for the youth of America.
In this article Jonathan Todorov covers the 2016 Austrian Presidential election and how the results could impact the European Union, NATO and Canada.