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Jean-Marie Le Pen fined 30,000 euros for saying that Holocaust was a "detail" of WW2.

Since WW2, France, a historically Catholic nation, has been under Jewish occupation.  As a result, there are Anti-Semitic laws galore that French citizens must tip-toe around in their everyday lives.  187 more words

Revisiting Populism; A Case Study

In light of Doug Ford’s recent win of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party’s nomination, it is important that we reexamine the influence and force of the populist movement within our politics. 578 more words

Current Affairs

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world (W.B. Yeats)

‘History is on our side’ (Steve Bannon, Trump’s ex-Head of Strategy)

Bannon (on a European tour promoting ‘economic nationalism’) was surprise speaker at this weekend’s Front National Congress, in Lille. 1,238 more words

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National Affront

The FN can alter its name/

And dump Jean-Marie out of shame/

But isn’t it strange,/

The more racists change/

The more they remain just the same. 40 more words

Marine Le Pen and the Logic of Censorship

Marine Le Pen is threatened by a prison sentence of up to three years for posting IS propaganda. Her crime: she was tweeting about the activities of the Islamic state to expose them. 45 more words

Civil Liberties

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen Brings Welcome Dose of Reaction to CPAC

Be still, my beating heart. It was a truly wonderful sight to see the beautiful Marion Maréchal-Le Pen at CPAC on Thursday morning. Times they certainly are a’changing. 589 more words

News And Current Events

"He told us that what he said in public was sh*t" (Sarkozy on Wauquiez)

Foot-in-Mouth Syndrome

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a newly-anointed leader of a (once) major political Party – who runs France’s 2nd largest Regional Council (7.9 million people) in his spare time – should want to spend a few surplus hours passing on ‘non-Party-political’ wisdom (Note: NOT bullshit) to tomorrow’s elites at a leading Business School. 1,473 more words

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