First Past the Post: October 2

Justin Trudeau officially launched his campaign for leadership of the Liberal Party today in Canada. (See prior coverage here).

German media respond to the naming of Peer Steinbrück as the SPD’s candidate for chancellor in 2013.

The Diplomat wonders if the Chinese system is in for a 1991 Soviet-style collapse.

Former German foreign minister and Green party leader Joschka Fischer discusses the European crisis.

Labour leader Ed Miliband delivers a speech to his party conference in Manchester with an attempt to steal Disraeli’s ‘One Nation’ theme from the Tories.

The latest on the Greek government’s talks with the ‘troika.’



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