The party remains thoroughly toxic, right to the top.
Author Archives: Tom Gill
The European Commission is reportedly planning to harden its stance against member states who fail to adhere to democracy and the rule of the law.
Instead of engineering a revival of the media magnate, whose party is now ahead of the Democrats in the polls, Italy’s Pier Luigi Bersani should be trying harder to woo Beppe Grillo, who, despite his contradictions and megaphone political style, has a programme that is much closer to the traditions of the Democrats.
Inequality is on the increase in Germany but unions are fighting back and the social democrats may yet win the election later this year.
With deep austerity in place in Spain hitting workers, hospitals and school hardest is it really fair €1.7 billion has been loaned to the Ministry of Defence?
Francois Hollande’s promises have become a reality of more of the same, with poll ratings sliding and division within the French Socialist party.