Dutch Elections: Almost time to start the complicated puzzle

  One final televised debate with all major party leaders is the last big campaign event in the Netherlands. Although campaigning for some parties started as early as last Summer, Geert Wilders’ first appearance in a grown-up televised debate (he participated in a youth debate) is the night before the elections. Polling (Peilingwijzer, 13 March) …

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Is Italy the latest domino to fall?

  Sunday was a rollercoaster for those interested in EU politics; one moment you are rejoicing the victory of a green liberal over nationalist extreme-right in Austria, the next you’re down in the dumps over the crushing defeat of centre-left politics by populism in Italy, thinking “another one bites the dust”. But is that really …

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