Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Farewell Charlemagne: Europe in regions

Some people believe that Europe is undergoing a process of Balkanisation, although the continent’s regionalisation might in fact be something positive.

Clinton pulls away, and Trump Chases

Hillary Clinton appears to have pulled out of the final turn of the long campaign well before, and at a faster rate than Donald Trump.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Syria: a concentrated world war

After six years, the situation in Syria has become a world war on a small, concentrated scale, although with terrible consequences for its inhabitants.

Nobody’s perfect, not even Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau shows great promise as a leader, but with Trudeau’s incessant good press, critical voices are not being heard.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The western middle classes: decline, stagnation or rise?

The decline of the middle classes in the west could be behind the growth of populism in a large number of societies, but what is the truth of the matter?

Clinton dissipates Trump’s September Surge

As a result of Trump’s stumblings in both the social and foreign policy terrains, a number of high level Republican leaders have recently abandoned him.

Germans and their “angst”

German's fear is exploited by a new right wing. The Alternative for Germany and the PEGIDA movement march against refugees and Islam

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Electoral scenarios: somewhere between grey and black

The next few months could be decisive for the electoral scenarios in Europe. There will be elections in Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, France and Germany.
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