Vito Breda – The New Caledonia 2018 Referendum: Crisis in Consociative Democracies Redux

Last November, New Caledonia rejected, albeit with a less than expected majority (at 56.7% of the vote), the possibility of becoming a sovereign nation. The indication of a leaning towards secession was confirmed in the  last  elections in which loyalist political parties held on to a two-seat majority in the New Caledonian Congress. External observers … Continue reading Vito Breda – The New Caledonia 2018 Referendum: Crisis in Consociative Democracies Redux