Maximilian Kriz

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

Trumpian trade theory: Raise tariffs and risk retaliation

Trumpian trade theory: Raise tariffs and risk retaliation

di Maximilian Kriz

Protecting jobs by raising tariffs? Trump’s desire to make American industries great again creates global mistrust and leaves Americans worse off. What is the right thing to do in politics? Keeping unemployment low is the obvious answer for most decision-makers. When it comes to achieving that objective, the means reveal the politician’s ideological mindset. Unsurprisingly, the American President Donald Trump… continua

Pencil politics II: Trump and Avengers inspire cartoons

Pencil politics II: Trump and Avengers inspire cartoons

di Maximilian Kriz

In terms of appearance in political cartoons, there is a clear winner: US President Donald Trump. He should not feel too flattered about this achievement, though. Recent events demonstrate once more that the global world order depends on the mood and machinations of the American President. The conflict in Syria, Iran’s position in the Middle East, dialogue with North Korea,… continua

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