Politics

Macron Puts Policies in Place to Protect France’s Impoverished, Especially Children

Speaking at the Museum of Mankind in mid-September, French President Emmanuel Macron announced the details of his “national strategy for…

Italy Appoints Key Economic Leaders

Italy’s economy (the Eurozone’s third largest) has been especially vulnerable since a new coalition government came to power, causing concern…

Spain’s Popular Party Elects Young New Leader Pablo Casado

On July 21, Spain’s conservative Popular Party (PP) elected 37-year-old Pablo Casado as their new leader. Casado, who previously served…

Greece Joins Member States in Ratifying Istanbul Convention

Last month Greece became the 32nd state and 19th EU member state to ratify the Istanbul Convention, formally known as…

Portuguese President Meets with Donald Trump to Reaffirm Strong Bilateral Ties

On June 27 President Rebelo de Sousa met with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington D.C.…

Greece’s New Growth Strategy Propels Country Into Promising Future

In just two months, Greece will exit from its bailout programme, marking the end to an eight-year-long memoranda era. The…

Spain Appoints Female Majority Cabinet

After two weeks of whirlwind political drama, Spain’s new government was sworn in on June 7th. However, this is no…

New Governments Form in Italy and Spain

“Democracy is messy, and it’s hard. It’s never easy.” Robert Kennedy Jr.’s observation could hardly ring truer after a tumultuous…

Italy’s Five Star Movement & League Propose Economic Overhauls in New Coalition Document

After weeks of talks, Italy’s Five Star Movement, led by Luigi Di Maio, and the far-right League, led by Matteo…

Portugal Commemorates the Fall of its Dictatorship and Celebrates the Success of its Modern Democracy

On April 25th the overthrow of Western Europe’s longest dictatorship was marked by a commemorative speech by the Portuguese President,…
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