This afternoon at 6.30 p.m., Casa América presents the debate What did the US vote for? The domestic and global consequences of the mid-term elections.
After welcoming remarks by Luis Prados, Director of Programming at Casa América, Vicente Palacio, Director of Foreign Policy, Fundación Alternativas, will introduce and moderate the event. The debate will have two sessions, the first at 18:45, entitled Results of the midterm elections and their impact on the USA, with the participation of Cristina Olea, RTVE correspondent (Washington DC), and Dan Rosenheck, Data Editor, The Economist (London). The second session, at 19.15, is entitled The Consequences for the US, Europe and the World, and will feature Gayle Allard, Associate Professor of Economics, IE Business School; Jorge Tamames, Research Fellow, Real Instituto Elcano, and Ana Palacio, former Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs. Registration is essential to attend at this link. You can follow the debate on Youtube.
The US mid-term elections on 8 November can be considered one of the most important in the country’s history. After a hotly contested campaign, and in a climate of great national polarisation, the results in Congress (House of Representatives and Senate), as well as in state governorships and in key positions in the Administration, may bring about important changes at home and abroad.