Buhari’s Legacy: The difficult task of bringing a nation together

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29 May 2015, after the historic victory over the People’s Democratic Party of rival and ex President Jonathan Goodluck. The victory of Muhammadu Buhari has been hailed as a major turning point in Nigerian and African politics. For the first time … Continue reading Buhari’s Legacy: The difficult task of bringing a nation together

Syriza’s Victory: Change Ahead for European Politics.

The victory of Syriza and of its leader Alexis Tsipras has an important significance well beyond Greece and the EU legacy. For the first time in decades a real left-wing party is in government, signaling a change in European politics that is going to have repercussions in other EU member states. The reasons of its growth … Continue reading Syriza’s Victory: Change Ahead for European Politics.

Venezuela after Chavez: Will the Bolivarian Revolution Survive?

The death of Hugo Chavez opened the discussion not only on the political succession but also on the  survival of the Bolivarian revolution and the future of Venezuela's way to socialism. Is Maduro the right leader and how solid are the foundations of the bolivarian revolution? Will they survive Chavez death, or they were a mirror of its leader? The … Continue reading Venezuela after Chavez: Will the Bolivarian Revolution Survive?