The case for lowering the voting age is determined by demographic changes, whereby the youth has less and less political weight, especially when compared to the electorate above 60 years of age.
Ukraine is now in a completely new environment – military operations in the east and military invasion and aggression of the Russian Federation have left a significant mark on the processes taking place in the country, including the reform of the business environment.
Politicians are widely known for their “flexible spines”, but, as elections approach, that softness reaches a jelly-like state.
When the new president was elected and new government appointed, the legitimacy of the Parliament which fulfilled every whim of Yanukovych came into question. One of the main promises of Petro Poroshenko during his presidential campaign was to call for early Parliamentary elections with open lists.
No matter how well-known or not, any new politician nominated for the President of the council of ministers is discovered anew in the new role.
Six years in Spain mean six years of falling real estate prices. If you invested in the average Spanish house in 2008, today you have 35% loss on your investment.
Some steps of the Czech government, leaded by social democrat Bohuslav Sobotka, are strange. It is like to paint a house with white color, and then repaint it with black to secure it is not too white.
What may a liberal democrat say standing face to face with a several-tonne giant? That it grew too big? That its power disturbs the fragile social balance? It is all true, but the more we talk about it, the more people will notice that an elephant has the power which is probably worth following.
The renowned constitutional scholar Miro Cerar and his party (Stranka Mira Cerarja – SMC) founded only at the beginning of June won the snap parliamentary elections in Slovenia on Sunday, July 13, 2014. The green-liberal SMC came immediately to 34.6 percent of the vote securing 36 out of 90 seats in the Slovenian parliament.