Should We Rethink Political Representation in Europe to Make Solidarity a Meaningful Word Again? The Case of the French Presidential Election

The 2017 French Presidential election clearly demonstrates the problems and the paradoxes that are common to most European countries, and that shape the current state of affairs in Europe in general. For sure, this year’s campaign has been characterised by a disruption of the system of political parties that has ruled France in the last […]

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The Trump Effect

US President Donald Trump is, of course, an authoritarian, a racist, a misogynist, a nationalist, a reactionary and so on and so forth. But as regards his impact on the European wave of authoritarian populism, represented by the likes of Marine Le Pen, Mr Wilders or the German Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), he’s beginning to […]

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