SPAIN, NOVEMBER 2019: A ROAD TO THE FAR RIGHT

SPAIN, NOVEMBER 2019: A ROAD TO THE FAR RIGHT »

16 Nov, 2019
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The radical right is “a political ideology, the core element of which is a myth of a homogeneous nation, a romantic and populist ultranationalism which is directed against the concept of liberal and pluralistic democracy. . .  It wants government by the people, but in terms of ethnocracy instead of democracy.” Thus, one of the biggest political stories in Spain these days, as a young but stable demo crary, is the sudden and perplexing rise of the reactionary far-right Vox party. In the 10 November 2019 snap election, Vox won no less than 15.09% of the vote. Overnight, it has become Spain’s third largest parliamentary party. Should Spain — and Europe — begin to worry?

MACRON DOUSES LE PEN’S DREAMS OF AN UNRAVELED EUROPE

MACRON DOUSES LE PEN’S DREAMS OF AN UNRAVELED EUROPE »

8 May, 2017
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He walked up to the podium for his victory speech not to the sound of “La Marseillaise” but of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”, the anthem of Europe! Vive l'Union Européenne!