But his “presence around the world should scare you,” Bee warned. “Not just because Steve Bannon looks shockingly close to Jeff Goldblum as he transforms into The Fly, but also because he is really good at transforming countries to conform to his far-right, hyper-nationalist vision. Remember, we thought he was a joke here, too, until he wasn’t. … [Read more...] about Samantha Bee Issues Chilling Warning About Steve Bannon’s Racist Tour Of Europe
Sporting his trademark look — unshaven, with roughly combed-back gray hair, and wearing a sports coat over multiple shirts — Bannon seemed to relish the idea that the November midterm elections will be a referendum on whether Trump should be impeached. … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon makes a comeback in Europe — and promises ‘a brave new world’ as populists prepare to govern
New techniques for ethnic cleansing and genocide A new technique for committing ethnic cleansing and genocide is becoming increasingly common. The government violently attacks members of an ethnic or religious group, such as when they are peacefully protesting. Then when any members of the ethnic group react with violence to get revenge, the government starts referring to millions of people in the ethnic group, including women and children, as “terrorists” and starts performing ethnic cleansing, forcing millions of people into neighboring countries. This is currently happening in Syria and Burma (Myanmar), and in Cameroon to a lesser extent. … [Read more...] about World View: Europe and North America Overwhelmed by Growing Migration Crisis
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Europe should be based on strong nation states, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, said on Friday, adding that his country’s joint path with Hungary would lead their nations to freedom. … [Read more...] about Europe should be based on strong nation states
Facebook has already been at the center of big fights What happened is the sequel to an earlier legal battle. After former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed the vast extent of U.S. government surveillance, Max Schrems, a young Austrian lawyer and privacy activist, realized that he had an opportunity to take a case against Facebook. Facebook’s business model requires it to share data internationally — so that if an American has European friends (or vice versa) they are all on the same network. However, Europe has much stricter privacy laws than the United States, which means that Europe places restrictions on companies’ ability to export people’s personal information outside Europe, to countries with laxer privacy rules. … [Read more...] about Forget Congress. Facebook’s real problem is in Europe.