John Pitseys is a researcher at the Centre de recherche et d’information sociopolitiques (CRISP) and a lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain.
Referendums are often considered the superior form of democratic expression, but how legitimate are they really?Read more
“France is at war,” declared the French President, François Hollande, in front of the Congress of the French Parliament on 16th November 2015. He was using the same words as Le Monde on 14th November and Manuel Valls the same evening on TF1 television news. The Prime Minister then said that Islamic State (IS) would lose the struggle, but he admitted that it was only just beginning.Read more