German elections

[Guest Post] Roberto Savio, Founder of Inter-Press Services, Reflects on the German Elections of 2017

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Fri, 09/29/2017 - 14:22
Merkel

 

[Roberto Savio is the founder of Inter-Press Services, a key news source created in 1964 with his fellow Argentinian journalist Pablo Piacentini. The point of IPS was to 'give voice to the voiceless', which it has done for the past fifty years. Roberto, who lives in Rome, has an important perch from which to observe European politics. Here, in this guest post, is his assessment of the state of Europe in light of the German elections]

 

 

Merkel’s Defeat: On the Break-Up of Europe.

 

 

Roberto Savio.

 

The German election result is the worst possible outcome. The media has failed to