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What's left of populism?

Monday, 22 May 2017 07:58
by Eleonora Lamio & Giovanbattista Varricchio (EPOS)

EPOS Insights

The defeat of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections opens a large debate on the theme of populism, nationalism and the future of this kind of Parties in Europe. The choice that French citizens made by electing Macron instead of Madame Le Pen shows, once again after the Dutch elections, that populist parties may sometimes be over estimated. Are the European populist parties a real political power or a false myth? Are they a homogeneous phenomenon or not? In the following exclusive article for EPOS, Eleonora Lamio and Giovanbattista Varricchio analyse the issue of populism in Europe, pointing out all the features of the phenomenon



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Epos converses with Mr. Nicolas Tenzer

by Eleonora Lamio (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

Eleonora Lamio has interviewed for EPOS WorldView Mr. Nicolas Tenzer, Director of Le Banquet review, chairman of the Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP), and international speaker on geo-strategical issues and political risk analysis. In the following exclusive interview for EPOS, Mr. Tenzer talks about the presidential elections in France, focusing on the victory of Macron, the defeated of the traditional parties, the “European Dream” and the internal and external political challenges that the newly elected President is asked to address. The interview is both in English and French

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by Giovanbattista Varricchio (EPOS)

EPOS Insights

Serbia is going to be one of the key-country for the future of the European Union and one of the most important actors in the Balkans region as well as a balance player between West and East. On the 2nd of April, presidential elections were held into the Republic of Serbia, and the results have clearly showed a winner and have indicated a pathway through which the Serbians are going to set their own future. In the following exclusive article for EPOS, our new intern Giovanbattista Varricchio, International Relation – European Studies student at LUISS Guido Carli University, analyses the challenges and the perspectives of Serbia in the aftermath of the presidential elections, focusing on leadership, alliances and geopolitical strategies



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Epos converses with Prof. Ricardo R. Larémont

by Nicolamaria Coppola (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

US President-elect Donald Trump is going to take office on January 20, 2017. He is going to become the 45th President of the United States of America, succeeding Barack Obama. Entering the White House, Mr Trump could change America's relationship with the rest of the world. EPOS has interviewed Professor Ricardo Larémont on the election of Donald Trump and on the future of the United States. Professor of Political Science and Sociology at SUNY Binghamton, where he has served on the faculty since 1997, Larémont expresses his point of view on the new starting Trump-Era

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Epos converses with Fariba Nawa

by Nicolamaria Coppola (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

Fariba Nawa is an award-winning Afghan-American journalist and frequent speaker on Middle East and South/Central Asian issues. She lived and reported from Afghanistan from 2002 to 2007, and witnessed the U.S.-led war against the Taliban and al Qaeda. She is currently teaching journalism at San Francisco State University. In this exclusive interview for EPOS, Fariba Nawa comments the results of the first round run-off vote in Afghanistan. She talks about the issue of security, the question of the Taliban and the political participation of women in the elections. She also analyzes the challenges and the political measures that the new President of Afghanistan will have to take

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Epos converses with Riccardo Carcano Casali

by Nicolamaria Coppola (EPOS)
EPOS Conversations

Riccardo Carcano Casali is an Italian free-lance journalist. Expert in Latin American and Caribbean issues, he works for the newspaper "L'Indro" and the magazine "Cronache Internazionali" as a political and economic analyst. In this exclusive interview for EPOS he talks about the anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela, focusing on both the political and the social aspects of riots

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Ritualistic Killing on the increase in Liberia

Thursday, 20 February 2014 20:28

by Emmanuel Zawolo Suah

EPOS Notepad

In Liberia nothing is done to create awareness on ritualistic killings. Especially young girls and children are being slaughtered and their body parts extracted almost on a daily basis for the purpose of getting power or riches. National Government and civil society organizations are doing little or nothing to address this gruesome act. Justice is either slow or alleged perpetrators are yet to be prosecuted

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by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra (EPOS)

EPOS Insights

Peace is a scarce commodity in South Asia. India and Pakistan fought more against each other than developing friendly relations: they remain at loggerheads over territorial disputes and other contentious issues. Nawaz Sharif holds a promise for a better future for Pakistan, and also for India-Pakistan relations and for South Asia



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