President Trump is not exactly helping the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, it could be confidently argued that he is endangering public health with his unfortunate remarks.
We are shown examples, time and again, of people openly questioning and contradicting Mr Trump, and this is often well received, especially by liberal opponents. There is a serious problem with this tactic, though. It feeds Trump. He is not someone starved of attention, in spite of his childish attempts to suggest the contrary; he is the most powerful man in the world, so why are the media jumping to his bait? Continue reading Donald Trump should not be engaged by the media
Virtually everyone is in agreement about the importance of the next European parliamentary elections, scheduled for May 2019. Some even go as far as claiming that they could make or break Europe.
Continue reading These European elections could be crucial
There is no end in sight to the Catalan crisis. Spain has a new prime minister, but progress is by no means assured. Continue reading What next for Catalonia?
Politalks is the name given to the periodical meeting sessions of the Barcelona Forum for Politics and Society (https://bfpls.org).
The main objective of this group is to inform and educate ourselves and others on the political landscape we, as citizens of Europe and the world at large, are navigating in such eventful times. Continue reading Welcome to Politalks