Europe, Poland, Politics
Americas, Venezuela, Politics
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
On December 6th of 2015, parliamentary elections were celebrated in Venezuela, where people voted for those who today are the 167 deputies, from the different entities of the country in the National Assembly, including indigenous representatives.
Americas, USA, Politics
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.
Bernie Sanders is a rebel. Sanders rolled into Iowa to the tune of rock music, pushing people to become as devoted as he is to the causes that need attention. As of last week, Sanders pushed to a 10 point lead over the other Democratic Party hopeful, Hillary Clinton. Many people are dismissing Sanders as a mere flash in the pan or speed bump on the way to Clinton’s victory, but his campaign is worth far more than most opponents are giving him.
Europe, UK, Opinion, Politics
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.