European politics: Greens time is coming?

In some countries in the EP elections we have seen a good results for parties of Greens and they will have more MEPs. There are probably two contributing factors. Traditional parties are losing and people do care about climate change, environment. But will/can Greens affect the EU policies and it what sense? Read few comments.
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Who gets what?: From EP elections to business of the EU top jobs

What kind of impact the results of the EP elections might have on a selection process of the next President of the European Commission and other EU top jobs? Read few comments.


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What to expect from a new European Parliament?

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EP elections: What role will populists play?

Populist, radical, extremist parties will probably become stronger in the European Parliament after the upcoming elections. Many observers say the most visible impact of their rise is that the mainstream parties in many countries adopted their rhetoric (and especially on migration rhetoric was also followed by action) to compete with them over voters. While it is hard to say if those nationalist parties will create a coherent group in the EP, do you think that their influence will be mainly indirect, means that (some) mainstream parties will continue to mimicking their populist rivals? Read few comments.


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Will the Spitzenkandidaten (lead candidates) concept survive the EP elections?

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Credit: Euroepan Parliament

Credit: Euroepan Parliament

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EP vote: Are the second biggest elections in the world different this time?

Sixty percent of voters surveyed across Europe by Ipsos-Mori still have no idea who Jean-Claude Juncker or Martin Schulz are. So would you you say that the slogan “this time it’s different” really came to voters ears and the idea of the EC president candidates will have an impact on the voters and on how do they perceive the EU? Read few comments.

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EP elections: Will eurosceptics, extremists, populists, radicals cooperate?

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