Tag: politics

Overton window

The Overton window is the range of policies politically acceptable to the mainstream population at a given time. It is also known as the window of discourse. The term is named after American policy analyst Joseph P. Overton, who stated that an idea’s political viability depends mainly on whether it falls within this range, rather than on politicians’ individual preferences. According to Overton, the window frames the range of policies that a politician can recommend without appearing too extreme to gain or keep public office given the climate of public opinion at that time.

Russia Divorces Europe but Europeans pay the Bill

Russians have finally realised that the Europe they wanted to partner with after the Soviet collapse in 1991 no longer exists. It was predicted that Russia’s post-Soviet generation would embrace a shared identity with Europe. However, polls demonstrate that Russians are rapidly shedding the European identity of their country.

Counter-Revolutionary Right-Wing Bloc being formed

The leaders of two ethnic-patriotic Italian parties would welcome Fidesz in their respective European Union parliamentary groups, Italian media reported on Sunday. According to the outlets, both the League, led by Matteo Salvini and the Brothers of Italy (FdI), led by Giorgia Meloni would welcome the creation of a joint European Parliament formation with the Fidesz group.

78-Year old refused flight

British Expat Pensioner Left In Tears After Being Refused Boarding By EasyJet At Malaga Airport.
A BRITISH expat was left in tears on Saturday, March 20, when easyJet staff refused to let her board her flight to Luton. Janet Gillett, 78, a grandmother who lives in Calahonda, Mijas Costa, had left her home that day looking forward to seeing her family and especially her grandchildren.

How Palace Historians Spun Victory as Defeat

The claim that Prime Minister Chamberlain capitulated to German President-Chancellor Adolf Hitler by signing the Munich Agreement is constantly spun as a cowardly act. William Joyce provides the best backdrop to those pivotal events. His honesty was the real reason behind the Irish-American illegally to the hangman in Wandsworth Prison.