World Elections

Coverage of elections and domestic politics in nations other than the UK or United States. This is separated from the Global and Middle Eastern categories by not being about this regions and generally being focused on domestic politics, rather than the international implications of the topics in question.

2017: The Year of the Stolen Election

2017 was not a good year for democracy around the world. But even some of the most egregious examples highlight how technology has made it much harder to credibly rig elections.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017
Written by 
Daniel Berman

European Elections 2017: The Far-Right recedes?

Upcoming elections in Austria, Germany, and Norway appear likely to be dissapointments for the far-right. But with the exception of Norway, this owes more to a resurgence of the center-right than a leftward swing

September 3, 2017
September 3, 2017
Written by 
Daniel Berman

Interesting Numbers in Venezuala

Venezuela's recent Constituent Assembly elections were a mockery, but so is every other aspect of governance in the country at this point. The struggle is no longer about ideology, but rather power.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017
Written by 
Daniel Berman

Venezuela Update

Venezuela's problems are as much political as they are economic, and the opposition has unwisely accepted the government's narrative that politics is a struggle to the death.

June 18, 2016
July 1, 2016
Written by 
Daniel Berman