Global News Journal

Are seniors shafting younger German voters?

September 8, 2009

Are young German voters getting the short end of the stick because the country’s political leaders fall over themselves to placate senior citizens?

from Raw Japan:

No Obama moment in Japan

August 28, 2009

Opinion polls show the opposition Democratic Party of Japan is set for a runaway victory in Sunday's general election, but voters are showing none of the enthusiasm that swept Barack Obama to the U.S. presidency last year.

Once popular Greek PM struggling to reconnect

November 13, 2008

By Dina Kyriakidou

Once the most popular politician in Greece, Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis
has seen his ratings decline, hit by a wave of scandals, party rebels and the world economic crisis.