Europe's Green parties can make history

When future generations look back on the political upheavals of the last few years, it is quite possible that few will care about what most exercises us today.

The anger of the anti-liberal right may merit a parenthesis. Most will have forgotten the crumbling of the two-party system of social democrats and mainstream conservatives that dominated Western democracies since the 19th century.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2019, with the headline 'Europe's Green parties can make history'. Print Edition | Subscribe