Dutch Election

Why The Pundits May Soon Owe You An Apology

Robin Lustig | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

So we should fasten our life jackets, refuse to panic, and do everything we can to keep the ship afloat as we ride out the storm. Eventually, the seas will calm, and the winds will abate. Let's meet again on dry land.

The Dutch Election Was The Latest Chapter In The Death Of European Social Democracy

Ben Cullimore | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Cullimore

Central European social democratic parties haven't been so lucky, however, and PvdA's dismal defeat shows the grim future facing the centre-left in multi-party systems. With PvdA set to spend the next parliamentary term away from the action on the backbenches and the French Socialist Party likely to suffer a similar fate in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections, social democracy has collapsed into a deep hole from which it may never be able to escape.

How The Dutch Elections Came To Suddenly Interest Everyone

Dr Itay Lotem | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Itay Lotem

As the dust settles over the Dutch parliamentary elections, the international press corps are packing their bags with one last stiff drink to cover their disappointment as they head out to Schiphol Airport, hoping that France or Germany may deliver something more exciting.

Dutch Elections: Emphatic Victory for Pro-Business Liberals

Martin Koehring | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Politics
Martin Koehring

The electorate chose stability, budgetary discipline and a broadly pro-Europe course over the populist anti-austerity and anti-Europe rhetoric presented by both the right-wing Party for Freedom (PVV) and the left-wing Socialist Party (SP).