Many still see Germany as a beacon of stability in an increasingly polarized Europe, with the Christian Democratic chancellor Angela Merkel leading the country for 15 years in a row by now. But the façade of ostensible perdurability is crumbling quickly as the country currently experiences rather drastic shifts in its political power structure,...
The head of Rassemblement National (RN)—formerly known as Front National—Marine Le Pen (MLP) announced during her New Year's greetings to the press on January 16, 2020, that she would be a candidate in the 2022 presidential election.  "One can’t improvise oneself as president, one prepares for it" explained Marine Le Pen, in her incessant...
Austria   Denmark   France Belgium   Estonia   Germany Czech Republic   Finland   Italy With the highest voter turnout in two decades (50.5%), the recently held European parliamentary elections were clearly viewed with special importance by Europe’s citizens. The outcome was marked by considerable losses of the center factions in the European...