Opinion polls suggest that neither of the two main political blocs are likely to secure a majority after Poland’s autumn parliamentary election and that a radical right party may hold the balance of power. Continue reading Will the radical right Confederation emerge as kingmaker after this year’s Polish election?
TikTok has taken the world by storm in recent years, with many politicians now using it as a key platform of communication with voters. Continue reading TikTok: Why is the popular app so controversial?
Dominic Raab should never have been deputy Prime Minister. He should never have been Justice Secretary. He should never have been in Cabinet at all. Continue reading Dominic Raab’s resignation and the lack of talent in the Tory Party
Defending the former Pope’s legacy may only swing a relatively small number of voters, but in a closely fought election this could be decisive in helping the right-wing ruling party to secure another outright parliamentary majority. Continue reading How will the debate surrounding Pope John Paul II’s legacy affect the Polish election?
It didn’t take long after Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation for the SNP to be thrown into crisis. Continue reading Scottish independence should not be a priority for the left
Paris is burning due to the approval of the pension law strongly desired by President Macron, who paradoxically showed all his great weakness in an extreme gesture of strength. Continue reading Paris protests present Macron a major challenge
An amended judicial reform law was supposed to unblock Poland’s EU coronavirus recovery funds and help the right-wing ruling party regain the political initiative ahead of autumn’s crucial parliamentary poll. Continue reading Why does the Polish President’s judicial reform law constitutional referral matter so much?
More than one year has passed now since Russia launched its brutal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Continue reading Ukraine War: One year on, what comes next?
Already Scotland’s longest-serving First Minister, Sturgeon’s relative popularity had endured longer than many into such a lengthy tenure. Continue reading Sturgeon’s resignation and the fading prospect of Scottish independence
The latest episode of World Off Diary, the team discussed predictions about the year ahead, including on the US, Ukraine, China, Middle East, and a bit closer to home for us here in the UK. Continue reading Geopolitical predictions for 2023 – what does the new year have in store?