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Is Populism Really a Problem?

We’re supposed to think it is.

Just look at the havoc populism has wrought on our once stable, orderly and deeply contented Western societies. The seismic shock of Brexit, the Trumpocalypse, the rise of… 690 more words


Changing Positions on LGBTQI-Rights by Far-Right Parties in Western Europe

”Ask yourself who is really the friend of women and the LGBT community, Donald Trump with actions or Hillary Clinton with her words?”, stated by Donald Trump in a speech during the USA presidential election campaign in 2016 after the shooting at an Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) venue in Orlando by a radical muslim. 2,681 more words


The world has its first millennial leader. And, of course, he is an anti-immigrant conservative.

Sebastian Kurz is set to become the world’s first leader from the millennial age group of those born in 1981 onwards.

The 31-year-old, who led Austria’s centre right People’s Party to victory in the country’s parliamentary election at the weekend, has already been compared to France’s Emmanuel Macron and Canada’s Justin Trudeau in terms of their youth and popularity. 535 more words

Split in French Far Right, as Marine Le Pen's Number 2, Florian Philippot, Leaves Front National.

Best Mates Fall out.

This was on the French radio this morning, as it happened.

Good start to the day….

It has even got on the BBC site: 623 more words

European Left

Brouhaha over New York Times Op-Ed: "Emmanuel Macron Will Be Yet Another Failed French President."

French President Macron, as his Fans see Him.

For reasons most people will find hard to grasp a rude article about French President Macron in the… 888 more words

European Left

Summer in the city, when the city is Paris - The Washington Post

In August, the capital slows way down as Parisians claim their right to a long vacation.

August here is a phenomenon as French as they come. 100 more words


Front national 'refoundation'

 by Olfa Ayed writing in l’Humanitè

Future of France’s Front National: Interview with political scientist Jean-Yves Camus

Translated Tuesday 1 August 2017, by Tom Gil… 654 more words