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  • Law and Justice – They’re Back…

    Yesterday, Poles handed the Law and Justice party (PIS) victory in the Polish parliamentary election. No surprise here, as their win was widely predicted, and exit polls gave them a resounding victory with 37.7% of the vote. The incumbent centrist Civic Platform was decimated, securing just 23% of the vote, less than half of what…

  • Merkel and Hollande’s Speech in the European Parliament: Together We Stand

    The singularity of Merkel’s and Hollande’s joint speech to the European Parliament (EP) was not that it happened at all, but what has triggered it. Let’s look at the precedents: this was the first time in 25 years the leaders of the two largest European economies addressed the EP together. They didn’t do so during…

  • Something Is Rotten in the State of Denmark

    George Candon and Charlotte Norlund-Matthiessen reflect on the results of the Danish general election The words of Shakespeare resounded in the minds of many this morning as the Danish political thriller took a sharp turn to the right yesterday night. Following a tight race that many had said was too close to call, Helle Thorning-Schmidt…

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