Tag: Elections

Migration: the biggest issue of the European elections

Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, in Frankfurter Allegemeine newspaper laid out ideas for more European integration, including the creation of a joint refugee agency that would determine asylum requests on the continent’s borders. “In a changing global order, Europe must be able to act, internally and externally, to be taken seriously by the world”, said. Merkel,…

One year since Trump’s election: between evaluations, numbers and protests

The Congo and the politics of human cruelty

United Kingdom: goose stepping into the abyss?

Elections with Fake News

The analysis by Jonathan Albright, professor at Elon University, show how false data and information spread online and through the social networks are becoming an electoral propaganda mechanism which is difficult to control. This is what he calls #MPM, the “micro-propaganda machine” – a network used to influence popular opinions based on stimulating emotional responses…