Ukraine Election Success

    Yesterday Ukraine successfully held their most democratic elections in the history of their young independence.  Observers from around the globe dispersed throughout the country and reported overall success in the election of 450 new members to Ukraine’s parliament.  In the weeks leading up to the election, the recent change to election law and past issues of corruption were the topics of many debates.  Coverage by | Read More »

    EU parliament poised to shift right, if not downright EU-skeptic.

    This week’s dose of unintentional irony comes to us via Riehl World View. The context: the way that the EU parliamentary elections seemed poised to give more say to political parties that don’t like concept of the EU parliament all that much. “It is a paradox, really. It shows how divided the center-left forces are at the moment. Normally sitting governments are punished at European | Read More »