Ill Fares the World: What Next? 10 observations on the US elections

The American Presidential Campaign and the subsequent elections has captivated the world’s attention for months. […]

Policy Brief

11/11/2016

The American Presidential Campaign and the subsequent elections has captivated the world’s attention for months. Nevertheless the actual result has been received across the globe with shock and disbelief. Within the hours of the announcement of the result, speculations began to spread regarding what can be expected from the unexpectedly victorious President-elect Donald Trump. Yet in that context an important conversation may be going missing – namely what is it that the international community should learn from what has just happened in the political, social and economic terms?

With that impetus, FEPS is herewith presenting 10 observations “Ill fares the world – What Next?”, which provides critical analyses of the trends that can be observed in the US and what they mean in the context of Europe, especially when looking towards the upcoming crucial elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany.

The tittle of this brief is inspired by the book “Ill Fares the Land” by the British historian, essayist, and university professor Tony Judt.

Read the 10 observations

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