Tag: European elections

Why Europe’s nationalist parties all sound alike

Three… …European… …politicians They speak different languages… …but they’re all singing the same tune This European Union is a horror show Today’s disorderly Europe is incapable of finding solutions We are going to Europe in order to overturn this Europe And that’s weird… …because one belief that unites these nationalist… …populist European leaders… …is that the European Union should be…...

SGI – Quality of democracy and governance in the EU: sobering results before the European elections

Democratic values are currently under duress in many European countries. The Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Sustainable Governance Indicators (SGI) show that the quality of democracy has deteriorated in 16 EU countries. Populism is on the rise, and the public’s rights are being restricted in many places. Which states are hit particularly hard by these developments and why? One of the causes is...