Category Archives: International

Thomas Friedman: America Needs a Mixed-Party National Unity Ticket to Save Democracy

New York Times opinion columnist Thomas L. Friedman is proposing some unusual tickets for the 2024 presidential election in his latest editorial. We’re talking unusual like Biden-Cheney, Harris-Romney, or Klobuchar-Cheney.

Friedman makes the case that after years of political turmoil, Israel’s recent elections have produced a model that America might want to follow: “Key Israeli politicians swallowed their pride, softened policy edges and came together for a four-year national unity government — led by rightist Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and left-of-center Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid.… Read more ...

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Green Party Praises Venezuelan Election as ‘Advanced’ and ‘Fair and Democratic’ Process

Reporting from Venezuela as an on-site elections observer in Caracas, U.S. Green Party co-chair Ahmed Eltouny described witnessing a fair and efficient election.

The Maduro Government invited an assortment of international observers to witness how Venezuelan elections are conducted. Eltouny, in addition to observers from the European Union (EU), was present during regional elections for state governors, mayors and city councils, which were conducted nationwide.… Read more ...

World Report: Germany’s Green Party Experiences Surge of Support Ahead of Key Vote

WASHINGTON POST:  Germany’s Green Party has seen a strong upswing in polling support over the past few months.  That strength is now being translated to big showings in regional elections.

“What is pretty clear heading into this election year is that the main opposition on the federal level will be between the Christian Democrats and the Greens,” said Peter Matuschek, a political analyst with pollster Forsa.

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