Maximilian Kriz

Neither a remainer nor a leaver be: Hopes and problems of a second Brexit referendum

Neither a remainer nor a leaver be: Hopes and problems of a second Brexit referendum

di Maximilian Kriz

Voices calling for a second referendum on Brexit are getting louder each day. For that to happen, some fundamental technicalities have to be settled first, but time is running fast. Much, probably too much, has been written about all the political, economic and social aspects of the ongoing debate surrounding Brexit. Everyone believes to be on the right side of… continua

Multilateralism – dead or alive?

Multilateralism – dead or alive?

di Maximilian Kriz

On Friday, more than 70 nations reaffirmed their commitment to international cooperation and the United Nations. Yet, actions and policies suggest a different attitude. The privilege of making a statement in the most powerful body of the United Nations – the Security Council – is usually reserved to its fifteen member states. That is why Friday’s open debate, in which… continua

Internal and external threats ahead of European elections

Internal and external threats ahead of European elections

di Maximilian Kriz

Populist alliances and the fear of voter manipulation are casting long shadows on the next European elections in May 2019. EU officials are afraid that European democracy might get hijacked from within and without. Not only have allegations around Russian interference in American and British elections increased the salience of fake news and their impact. The unresolved question of distributing… continua

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