Law and Justice have taken aim in recent weeks at the EU establishment. Continue reading Poland’s right-wing ruling party flirts with Euroscepticism
Matteo Salvini’s Lega Nord has upward momentum ahead of this month’s elections in Italy – will his new calmer approach to politics land him in Chigi Palace? Continue reading ‘Credo’ – Will Italians believe in Matteo Salvini?
“He’s a cheap copy of Trump,” Lula said of Bolsonaro. It’s hard to argue that from an ideological perspective. One must hope that their final days do not mirror each other too. Continue reading Bolsonaro’s election warning sparks fear of Brazil’s own January 6
Although opposition parties know that contesting the next election as separate lists favours the right-wing incumbent, a single united bloc remains extremely unlikely given their diverse electorates and because it would mean accepting the largest grouping’s hegemony. Continue reading Will Poland’s opposition contest the next election as a single bloc?
Kenyan democracy has been preserved on a knife edge with considerable challenges to the process still prevailing. Continue reading Power over process – the battle to preserve Kenyan democracy
The Latin American leftist machine rolls on. Continue reading Colombia ushers in socialism as Latin America’s pinkish hue strengthens
Mario Draghi is, inevitably, no more. But his resignation has dashed hopes of a coalition to oppose Italy’s right wing. Continue reading Mario Draghi finally gives up – and Letta’s coalition hopes are dashed
The imperative to the maintain European unity in the face of Russian aggression has put the EU political establishment under pressure to de-escalate its ‘rule of law’ conflict with Poland’s right-wing ruling party, which is prepared to compromise as long as it does not have to abandon the core of its judicial reform programme. Continue reading How will Poland’s ‘rule of law’ dispute with the EU political establishment develop?
Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s strong performance in the French legislative elections may drive Emmanuel Macron’s party to the right, an expert has said. Continue reading Mélenchon and the French Left dent Macron’s centrist ambitions
Sydney-based journalist Richard Hansen told Redaction Report that the cost-of-living crisis is one of the defining issues of the election campaign. Continue reading Australian election 2022: What key issues will be on voters’ minds?