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Le Pen follows Trump’s lead on social media bombardment

By AFP – Jan 15,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

This file photo taken on September 3, 2016 shows French far-right party Front National (FN) president and member of the European Parliament, Marine Le Pen gesturing as she delivers a speech during a FN political rally in Brachay, northeastern France (AFP photo) 180 more words

The Muslim Times

French Election 2017: Le Pen accuses Hollande of prioritising migrants over homeless French during cold snap.

By Jasper Clifford-Smith

Marine Le Pen, Leader of French nationalist party Front National has attacked President Francois Hollande’s migrant policy claiming homeless people are freezing in the streets as a result of an alleged preference towards migrants. 136 more words

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The Front Line Against the Far-Right

The last few months have been punctuated with a meteoric rise in populist sentiment around the world. People in developed nations are becoming disillusioned with the neoliberal consensus of the last 40 years and are looking for an outlet. 873 more words
Europe

The French Front National: Between the Old and the New

The French Front National is now one of the most successful political protest forces in Western Europe. The party is preparing to participate in the April 2017 Presidential election where the migrant crisis and the capacity of the government to provide security from terrorist attacks will be pressing issues. 1,647 more words

Outlook 2017: Political focus - Europe

Geopolitical tensions look set to be felt across Europe in 2017. Here are some of the most important 1,429 more words

The French are burning more cars again

It happens every New Year’s Eve. Across France, hundreds of cars are set on fire in a blunt expression of emotions that are difficult to pin down: Anger, dissatisfaction, even exuberance could be in the mix. 438 more words

A CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY OR OF LIBERALISM?

I reworked my essay ‘From the End of History to 2016’ for Sunday’s Observer, developing the theme of the tension between liberalism and democracy, and of the distinction between the ‘politics of solidarity’ and of the ‘politics of identity’. 1,460 more words

Identity Politics