How will Estonia reckon with the far-right?

How will Estonia reckon with the far-right?

By Logan Carmichael As all eyes were glued to the storming of the American Capitol and the second impeachment of Donald Trump, the small Baltic nation of Estonia was experiencing its own reckoning with the far-right. Though the events may seem unrelated, there are...
Nobody expects the Spanish … Coronavirus?

Nobody expects the Spanish … Coronavirus?

By Justine Pillay Spain was amongst the nations hardest hit by the pandemic and, despite the uneasiness surrounding Sánchez’s late response to the crisis, even by his hardline supporters, Spain is on its way to recovery. On a Thursday evening in Salamanca, the...
What happens when a nation’s leader is a doctor?

What happens when a nation’s leader is a doctor?

By Malcolm Campbell When Ireland’s Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, offered his resignation to President Michael D. Higgins on 20 February, little did he realise the responsibility that lay ahead. Varadkar’s Fine Gael party had lost twelve seats in Ireland’s national election...