by Diego Angeles Donald Trump´s victory was influenced by the unexpected resurgence of the working class Americans, once thought superseded by America´s urban, educated and cosmopolitan young citizens. According to information by the Pew Research Center, Trump´s electorate was composed mainly of middle aged (45-65) non-college educated white Americans, mostly male. These groups are settled in inner states of the US, many in the Mid-West region´s … Continue reading Making America Great Again
This article was written by a guest contributor, click here for more. by Diego Angeles The American Dream is over and the American electorate knows it. The bizarre political show that we have witnessed in the last year is marked by a series of events that reveal the exhaustion of the ideological system that has sustained social order in the United States for at least two centuries. However, … Continue reading American Horror Story: US Presidential Elections of 2016
image by Beax via Commons (licence CC 3.0) This article was written by a guest contributor, click here for more. by Professor Aleks Szczerbiak Although plunged immediately into a constitutional crisis that brought it into conflict with the European Commission, one year after its decisive parliamentary election victory Poland’s right-wing ruling party retains widespread support. It has come under fire recently over appointments to state-run companies and the … Continue reading Is Poland’s Law and Justice government losing momentum?
See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Professor Aleks Szczerbiak Poland’s constitutional tribunal crisis escalated last month when the European Commission initiated the next stage of its rule of law procedure calling upon the country’s government to take action or face possible sanctions. But while the crisis is forcing the ruling party to expend political capital defending its position, it does … Continue reading Is there an end in sight to Poland’s constitutional crisis?
image by Agência Brasil, via Wikimedia Commons (licence CC 3.0) See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Diego Angeles The Rio Olympics were an apparent success. All the scheduled events, from the opening and closing ceremonies to the sporting competitions, were carried out according to plan. The strongest, fastest and best athletes received their due. Despite concerns about the Zika virus; the budgetary constraints in … Continue reading Pax Olimpica: world peace as a brief spectacle for perverts
See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Professor Aleks Szczerbiak Poland’s right-wing government, for whom Brexit means the loss of its main EU ally, blames the crisis on over-reach by the Union’s political elites, while the liberal and centrist opposition argues that the country needs to re-join the European ‘mainstream’ and re-build its alliance with Germany. Although Poles appear to be … Continue reading How will Brexit affect Polish politics?
See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Diego Angeles Currently discrimination represents a major threat to many immigrant communities all over the world. Donald Trump´s speech of hate against Latinos and Mexicans is one of the most visible cases in global media today. There are reports of increasing levels of discriminatory attacks against the Mexican-American community in the USA as a consequence … Continue reading Calling Latino Soft Power!
See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Mark Popkiewicz Earlier this week I was lucky enough to be invited along to the pre-launch of the London Paella School which is based in Battersea, the promise of a cookery demonstration, tapa, paella and wine was too good an offer to refuse. The school aims to bring Spain’s rich culinary culture and social … Continue reading Launch of the London Paella School in Battersea
image: “Balkans“ by Iliyan Gochev See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Ermal Ndini The very subject of this article is to draw attention to the stagnant process of the EU’s enlargement commitment towards aspiring countries of South Eastern Europe (SEE), or to follow already established conventions, the Western Balkans, while the so called “enlargement fatigue” bears the risk of endangering the … Continue reading EU’s transformative power and the impact of bilateral disputes between EU and non-EU members on EU integration