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Media and myopia in the French elections

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How have international media been spinning the results of the first round of French elections? http://leipglo.com

Your news reading companion ahead of the French presidential run-off on 7 May.

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Trumpocalypse now: time to bust some myths

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Tin foil hats are not a smart way to deal with the new global political reality.

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Anti-Trump protests reach Leipzig

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Placard at anti-Trump protest in Leipzig in November 2016, also including European right-wing candidates.

Their placards bore messages such as the famous “Dump Trump” and “Not My President,” and also “Please grab climate change by the pussy!!!,” “NO Trump Petry Le Pen Wilders” and “Make the Earth great again.”

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President-elect: make America hate again?

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President-elect Donald Trump in 2011. Photo: Gage Skidmore, flickr

Welcome to the dark side of democracy. But how dark?

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Pennsylvania and the American presidential election

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Taking a closer look at the state of Pennsylvania reveals a lot about the political geography of the United States.

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Trump-nado: are we to blame, too?

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Trump’s tactics have succeeded at driving the opposition into a rage that could crucially impair our logic and cripple our chances of defeating him.

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