Sunday October 25, 2020

Political Notebook: Are pirates and comedians Europe's political future?

One of the features of the economic crisis in Europe is that it has become virtually impossible for an incumbent government to win re-election.

9th June, 2012

One of the features of the economic crisis in Europe is that it has become virtually impossible for an incumbent government to win re-election.

As economies tank, unemployment rises and incomes fall, voters have turned their anger on their own governments, tossing them out of office with determined regularity.

The events have redrawn the political map of Europe. Specifically because of the crisis, governments have lost office in Ireland, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Britain and...

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