All posts by Emiel Van Den Toorn

  • Dutch elections: a bittersweet assessment

    Parliamentary elections in the Netherlands have rarely attracted so much attention from abroad. The quadrennial democratic procedure was described by the foreign press as another point in the global struggle between advancing populism and all others opposing...

    • Posted March 20, 2017
    • 0
  • The inevitability of populism? A lesson from Moisés Naím

    2016 has been a year with two major political earthquakes in the Western world: Brexit and the election of the real Donald Trump. The causes behind those events have been lingering for some time and have definitely...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
    • 0
  • A step in the right direction – the Commission’s plan on migration

    In the same month a significant number of British citizens thought migration to be a key argument in voting to leave the European Union (EU), the European Commission has presented further details on its plan on how...

    • Posted July 14, 2016
    • 0
  • Russian propaganda as a security challenge for the EU

    In a modern globalized society like ours, where everybody has the power to distribute information and open sources are gaining more and more authority, the notion that freedom of speech means freedom from rhetoric seems to constitute...

    • Posted June 20, 2016
    • 0
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. More Info | Close