Molenstraat 
Den Haag / The Hague - the Netherlands © Bert Kaufmann | Flickr
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Is Right-Wing Populism Really Surging?

A look back at the Dutch election

A question on the exit polls during the US presidential election was which “presidential quality” mattered most. Interestingly enough, it was not experience, nor good judgment that people deemed the most necessary quality for a president: it was their ability to “bring needed change” (39%). That was also the only quality where Trump, lagging behind Hillary on all others, scored highest, at 82%. Among those who Clinton (in the biggest error of her campaign)

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Poland and the European Union © alex.ch | Flickr
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Donald Tusk’s Polish Stalker

Jacek Saryusz-Wolski Challenging Tusk for President of European Council


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Putin's Pick © Tyler Merbler | Flickr
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Thoughts on Putin and Trump

Democratic “Interference,” and the Transnational Contest for “Democracy”


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Mysterious Hole in the Wall © Matt Niemi | Flickr
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The Right’s Walls and the Left’s Commons

Critical reflections on the long - running clash between left and right


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