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Matthew Heimbach, head of the Traditionalist Worker Party, has been called "the next David Duke."
Religion
A study of 13 European countries found that supporters of populist radical right parties were relatively non-religious. With the exception of Poland, higher levels of Christian religiosity were weakly or negatively associated with voting for the populist radical right.
Politics
In a world where marketing and messaging has moved online, we cannot afford extremist groups the legitimacy and recruitment possibilities attached to a formal web address. When what lies behind these digital storefronts are violent extremist groups, we have a responsibility to stand up and say no.
Politics
Examining the results of Greece's September 20 parliamentary elections, we observe the worrying phenomenon that the biggest winner was abstention. In record number, almost one in two registered voters decided not to cast a ballot for any of the parties.
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For the country, the triumph of Alexis Tsipras is the optimum scenario. The people have given him a clear mandate to remain within Europe and to honor the new memorandum even though they will be subject to even bigger austerity and taxes.
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Sunday's snap election was unnecessary because after the defection of Syriza's left-wing faction, a new majority could have been put together out of the existing parliament without calling for fresh elections.
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ATHENS ― Golden Dawn, Greece’s extremist far-right party, appeared on the political scene almost 30 years ago, but has thrived
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BRISTOL -- Populism appeals to the "will of people" but is actually profoundly undemocratic. Democracy is about the negotiation of competing interests and the balancing of different values. Populism, in contrast, is a kind of mob rule. Where there is complexity, it offers simple solutions. Instead of seeking common ground, it looks to exaggerate the differences between them and us.
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European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.
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BUENOS AIRES -- Athens in 2015 will become like Buenos Aires in 2001. Greeks now face the prospect of prolonged capital controls, severe political unrest and eventually a confiscation of ordinary citizens' savings to finance a government's withdrawal from the world.
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Leader: Marine Le Pen The FN also seeks to prioritize the rights of French citizens by implementing protectionist legislation
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The neo-Nazis and immigrant bashers will make a lot of noise, but they offer nothing but hate as an economic solution. The left has a better one, and they are back.
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In England, neither the Labor nor Conservative Parties won; in France the National Front came in first; in Greece and Hungary the neo-Nazi parties, Golden Dawn and Jobbik, made big strides. The same in Denmark. And we've seen resurgent neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic, anti-minority movements in Ukraine and Russia. This cannot be shrugged off.
Politics
Although the European right wing parties have varied programs they all have at least two points in common. They are not really concerned with global warming, but rather focus their political efforts on xenophobic concerns.
Politics
With just a few months until the upcoming double elections in Greece, the political system has never been more in a state of flux across the political spectrum.
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Clad in black clothes, carrying torches and Greek flags, the ultra-right party's supporters shouted slogans such as "hands
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This sordid tale is of far more than academic interest for me: My parents were imprisoned at Auschwitz. I'd be horrified to discover their uniforms advertised on eBay or anywhere else.
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The party, which rode a wave of anger against austerity imposed to cope with Greece's financial crisis, has seen several
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This separation of Europe into a "good north" and a "bad south" by the traditional European press has been instrumental in undermining feelings of solidarity on the continent and have torn at the very heart of the "European ideal."