presidential elections

Moldovans elect their first female president

Maia Sandu beat Igor Dodon in Sunday’s runoff vote Maia Sandu is set to become Moldova’s first female president after winning a landslide victory in Sunday’s election. According to preliminary figures from Moldova’s Central Electoral Commission (CEC), Sandu took 57.7…

Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies The waves of protests breaking out in country after country around the world beg the question: Why aren’t Americans rising up in peaceful protest like our neighbors? We live at the very…

Will Trump go after Maduro to win a re-election?

by Carlos Eduardo Pina In January this year, US President Donald Trump stunned many in Venezuela by giving his backing to opposition leader Juan Guaido after he proclaimed himself acting president of the country. Since then, the US has made…

France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

France’s left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who has been compared to Bernie Sanders, is surging in the polls. A recent poll shows him polling a close third behind the two front-running candidates, far-right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen and former Economy…