Rigging Democracy in Western Europe? Probing the Elections in France and Great Britain
Commentators Diana Johnstone and Graham Vanbergen break down the France and UK Elections
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Program Title: Rigging Democracy in Western Europe? Probing the Elections in France and Great Britain
Description: Pivotal elections have been underway in two key European countries, France and the United Kingdom. French electors recently voted in Emmanuel Macron. UK electors stand poised to grant Prime Minister Theresa May a more robust majority government for her Conservative Party.
What have been the factors shaping the outcome, and what do they mean for the futures of both countries, the EU, and the larger geopolitical landscape?
Paris-based political writer Diana Johnstone shares her insights into the recently concluded France Presidential election. Graham Vanbergen of Truepublica.org.uk breaks down the dynamics shaping the elections in Great Britain.
Host(s): Michael Welch
Featured Speakers/Guests: Diana Johnstone, Graham Vanbergen
Credits: Interviews by Michael Welch
NewsType: Weekly Program
Regional > United States
Politics > Elections
Regional > Europe
Politics > Political Parties
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