Between May and June 2020, many people took a break from pandemic routines and election doomscrolling to watch the biblical fires that roared across the West Coast of the U.S. Although U.S. citizens are less concerned with environmental problems than their G20 counterparts, more and more U.S. Americans are worried about the climate, and for good reason. From urban environmental plight, unseasonable rain in the Midwest breadbasket, diminishing crop yields, and larger and more frequent hurricanes barraging the Southeast, to droughts and wildfires plaguing the Southwest – the scale of U.S. environmental and climate catastrophes in 2020 was immense.
Fabian Masarwa (MPP 2020) und Moritz Czygan (MPP 2020) talk about election campaigning and the primary season in the United States. So far, not so interesting. What’s new and interesting: They record and upload their… [Read more]
Last month, incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party secured another term after winning one of the most unpredictable elections in Canadian history. Despite the victory, Trudeau’s party was reduced to a minority… [Read more]
On this Sunday, Ukraine will elect its president for the seventh time since independence. Unlike previous elections, Ukrainians will not only be voting for political parties, or politicians but for a new approach towards politics… [Read more]
In an election overshadowed by irregularities, protests, an internet shutdown and delayed results, Felix Tshisekedi has been sworn in as the new president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This might lead to the… [Read more]
Belgium spent 589 days without an elected government following the 2010 election, paying a dear price in terms of public approval and international credibility. Now that Germany is facing a coalition crisis, it must not… [Read more]
The 2016 U.S. Presidential Primary cycle demonstrates more than ever the need for a proportional representation electoral system. Our current winner-takes-all framework encourages two broadly based parties, disenfranchising important social movements and discouraging political participation… [Read more]