European populism Archives

Creeping Threat Of Far-Right Extremism Growing Worldwide

May 25, 2016

The recent presidential election in Austria was decided on postal ballots after Nobert Hofer earned 51.9 percent of the vote against 48.1 percent earned by his opponent Alexander Van der Bellen. A European election for a mostly ceremonial position would…

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Trump Wins Coveted Key Endorsement From … A Holocaust Denier

February 29, 2016

Donald Trump has ridden a wave of far-right American populism to front-runner status in the Republican presidential primaries. It may be an ugly, sexist, xenophobic, racist wave, but that has not stopped him from defying expectations and going from a…

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Europeans Baffled By Donald Trump’s Overwhelming Support

February 29, 2016

In Canada, they are concerned. The UK tried to ban him. As the world watches Donald Trump’s success in the American presidential primary, they are alternately repulsed and perplexed. While Mr. Trump’s vile rants on women, immigrants and anyone else he doesn’t…

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