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Perspectives

Good People, Bad People

I met someone in Germany last week who had an interesting story to tell. You’ll hear many┬ástories over in the East because it’s a place that’s seen a lot of upheaval in the recent past. But as with most things, it’s not easy to put them away into neat little boxes.

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News in Europe

News in Europe: Election Fallout Edition

Citizens of Europe, I despair of you. Well, some of you. The results of the elections for the European Parliament have not been wholly surprising, but the extent of anti-EU feeling across the continent is disheartening. Let’s have a look.

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Politics

Election 2011 Roundup

Odd-year elections in the US are often…well, odd. Federal officials like Presidents and Members of Congress are elected predominantly in even years; odd years are usually a mishmash of local offices like town councils, mayors, county legislatures, and the occasional statewide proposition. Frequently, these elections are held without a lot of national media attention (although […]