Demokrácia

Macron’s rule comes without Parliamentary debates

2019. június 19. szerda | VoxEurop

In the light of a historical comparison with previous governments, the current French executive comes second in the use of a legislative tool that limits Parliamentary prerogatives.


It takes some time to become a government

2019. július 30. kedd | VoxEurop

As Pedro Sanchez failed in its second attempt to become Prime Minister of Spain, we take a look at an infographic which uncovers how long it takes, on average and across Europe, to form a government.


About electoral systems

2019. november 12. kedd | VoxEurop

In the light of yet another deadlock-looking-outcome for Spain, an article in ElPaìs highlights the role electoral systems play in shaping electoral results. 


Understanding the rise of Spain’s far-right

2019. november 19. kedd | VoxEurop

In the aftermath of the latest Spanish elections, media in the country focus on the rise of the far-right party, Vox.


UK 2019 elections: the importance of being earnestly tactical

2019. december 09. hétfő | VoxEurop

This week, almost three and a half years after the EU referendum, UK voters are called to the ballot boxes to renew the Parliament and, therefore, define the ultimate destiny of the Brexit saga. Tactical voting might well make the difference. 


Climate change fractures the European Parliament

2019. november 27. szerda | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

While climate change may be drawing the attention of the public, MEPs’ twitter profiles seem to find relatively little room for it.


A busy day at the European Parliament: SOTEU, copyright, and Hungary

2018. szeptember 12. szerda | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

The big debates on the EU's future that traditionally follow the State of the Union address (also known as SOTEU) by EC Commission President Juncker at the European Parliament did not grab all the attention of Brussels-watchers today.


Meet the European Parliament's twittersphere

2018. január 19. péntek | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

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.