Americas, Opinion, Politics, USA
Americas, Politics, USA
Although Hillary Clinton is one of the strongest runners for the Democratic Party, most Liberals seem apathetic at best to her campaign so far. Few people from the party openly dislike her, but the overall response on the part of the Democratic party to Clinton’s campaign has been lackluster, at very best.
Europe, Poland, Politics
When anyone looks at Trump’s campaign or he comes up in conversation anywhere in the United States, there will almost always be one of two responses: either the learned conversationalist will talk about how much benefit they see in Trump’s campaign and how he will change elements of American culture, and how we need to shut people out of America until further notice.
Poland’s Law and Justice party won the October’s parliamentary election with over 39% of the vote. The result allowed the conservative party to rule alone and they’ve used it quickly to perform several controversial actions, that some people even called “Putinist”.
Europe, France, Opinion, Politics
President Barack Obama delivering his seventh and last State of the Union Address from the Capitol Building on January 12th, 2015.
It seems that 2015 has not been a particularly pleasant year for France. As it’s ‘Année terrible’ draws to a pessimistic end, the political landscape has become ever more divisive. Shaken and weary, the national psyche of the French people has essentially become trapped in a flux-like state, with the desire to maintain the nationalistic prestige that the country is so famous for.
Europe, Opinion, Politics, UK
In 2014, frequent protests against Nicolas Maduro’s government started in response to the high levels of inflation, shortage, insecurity and violence in Venezuela. It was on February 1st, when the Venezuelan opposition leader began to reiterate its invitation for people to demonstrate against the situation. He convoked everyone to a peaceful march on February 12th, The National Youth Day.
Asia-Pacific, India, Politics
One major reason for political apathy, arguably, is due to the image and background of politicians. The stereotype of the British politician is white, male, privately educated and rich. Can there be a solution for political apathy? Is education the key for it?
“India has won! Good days are ahead”, was the most retweeted Twitter post on 16th May, 2014. This was first tweeted by Mr. Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of India on winning the elections. India, the largest democracy in the world, was due for prime ministerial elections as the previous minister’s term was nearing completion.