Ullrich Fichtner

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A Complete Breakdown: Extremists on Left and Right Push France to the Brink
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - April 20, 2017, 06:10 PM

With only a few days to go before the first round of voting, a systemic crisis is dominating the campaign in France. It is no longer inconceivable that a Euroskeptic radical leftist or a far-right populist could become the country's next president. This bodes poorly for the French, but also their neighbors in Europe.  mehr...

Resisting the Siren Song: Stopping the Advance of the Right-Wing Populists
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - March 21, 2017, 10:02 AM

The recent election in the Netherlands has sparked hope that the march of the right-wing populists has been halted. But it's important that populism be answered with democratic confidence rather than misguided imitation.  mehr...

The Greater Evil: France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - February 10, 2017, 01:24 PM

In the race for the French presidency, one candidate after the other has stumbled. Conservative François Fillon's campaign is the latest to come undone after reports of financial irregularities involving his wife. Who will be the one to stand up to Marine Le Pen? mehr...

Präsidentschaftswahl in Frankreich: Das größere Übel
SPIEGEL ONLINE - Politik - 06.02.2017, 11:46 Uhr

Der Präsidentschaftswahlkampf in Frankreich ist spannender als erwartet, aufgrund seiner anrüchigen Geschäfte strauchelt nun auch der Konservative Kandidat François Fillon. Die Frage ist: Wer stoppt die Rechtspopulistin Marine Le Pen?  mehr...

Money, Money Everywhere: Why Does the EU Get Such a Bad Rap?
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - January 23, 2017, 11:27 AM

Has the EU really lost touch with its citizens? Is it unable to improve people's lives? Yes and no. Across Europe, EU money flows from Brussels into thousands of projects and ideas. Why does nobody notice? mehr...

Defending Western Values: Time for an International Front Against Trump
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - January 20, 2017, 06:02 PM

With the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president, America is set to move into a more isolationist and more self-interested direction. The rest of the West must now stand up to defend our values.  mehr...