Politics

Crisis? What crisis? 

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The concept of 'crisis' has been dominating the last decade, but this may no longer be the case


The EU Integrity Watch

Tuesday 03 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

A user-friendly interactive database developed by Transparency International, providing a unique overview of the lobby organisations registered in the EU Transparency Register – the register of Brussels lobbyists.


How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

Monday 11 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Which countries experienced the most dramatic rise in populist, right-wing political forces in recent elections across Europe?


FT Germany’s election results in charts and maps

Thursday 28 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Following the stunning results of German federal election on September 24th, the Financial Times released a series of graphs highlighting key aspects in voters’ behaviour.


Dutch mainstream media and politicians pander populists 

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

The 21 March local elections showed once again how out of touch mainstream media and politicians are, writes populism expert Cas Mudde.


Percentages can turn into music

Thursday 01 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Berliner Morgenpost assigned musical notes to different poll results: a fun but effective way to present electoral data


The four Italies

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Italy’s general election on March 4th left the country allegedly split along the North-South divide, but differences are not so wide when looking at the local level, as Il Sole 24Ore shows.


Meet the European Parliament's twittersphere

Friday 19 January 2018 | Giorgio Comai
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This is the first in a series of posts on how members of the European Parliament (MEPs) appear on Twitter. This first post introduces the EP twittersphere, outlines limitations to the analysis, and points at some broad trends. The following posts will focus on specific aspects.


How Bolivia and Rwanda leave the German Bundestag in the dust 

Monday 06 November 2017 | Marcel Pauly
Marie Segger
Patrick Stotz
| Spiegel Online

The new Bundestag is fairly average – at least as far as the proportion of women and young MPs is concerned. An international comparison shows that, elsewhere, things are done differently.


Counting the words that count 

Wednesday 13 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa
VoxEurop
EUobserver

What are the most recurrent terms in the EU Commission’s president annual speech at the European parliament saying about our times?