On 14 January ‘The Global Lead’ published a detailed analysis of the state of populism in Europe today and its potential impact on May’s European Parliamentary elections and beyond.
On 6 January
The Global Lead published an article focusing on Alastair’s top five political risks for 2019
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Alastair’s two most recent articles for ‘The Global Lead’ both focus on upcoming ‘local’ elections which matter more than one might imagine from the limited press coverage, ie the 28 October election in the German state of Hesse and the 6 November gubernatorial elections in the US.
Top marks if you can identify the woman in the photo who – spoiler alert – could be Chancellor of Germany in just a few weeks time.
On 19 January, Alastair recorded a half-hour interview with Radio Sputnik on German politics. It should be available at this hyperlink:
https://soundcloud. com/radiosputnik/weekend- special-voting-for-a-right- wing-party-has-normalized- germany-expert
On 25 November,
The Global Lead published an article by Alastair on prospects for the Brexit negotiations.
On 20 November, Alastair was interviewed on Radio Sputnik about political developments in German
On 7 September
The Global Lead published an article by Alastair on Catalonia’s 1 October independence referendum which threatens a major political crisis for Spain and the EU.