POLITICS 04/26/2018 08:49 am ET "I can’t remember, but I feel like someone else once united the far right parties of Italy and Germany and then invaded France with their ideas." By Lee Moran Samantha Bee explained why Steve Bannon’s growing influence on Europe’s far-right political parties “should scare you” on Wednesday’s “Full Frontal.” Bee noted how President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has in recent weeks been conducting a “racist” “tour de creeps” across the continent, meeting with right-wing politicians in Italy, Germany and France. “Am I the only one getting a weird sense of déjà vu?” Bee asked. “I can’t remember, but I feel like someone else once united the far-right parties of Italy and Germany and then invaded France with their ideas.” Bee acknowledged it was “easy to make fun” of Bannon’s “nationalist, … [Read more...] about Samantha Bee Issues Chilling Warning About Steve Bannon’s Racist Tour Of Europe
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Europe Stephen K. Bannon, former chief strategist to President Trump, stopped in Prague during his latest swing through Europe. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) by Griff Witte May 22 at 6:05 PM Email the author PRAGUE — Politics hasn’t been going Stephen K. Bannon’s way lately in Alabama, Mississippi or Nevada. But at least the anti-establishment provocateur, a former Goldman Sachs banker, has the Czech Republic, Hungary and Italy. The man who helped mastermind President Trump’s election spread the gospel of working-class revolt in the gilded ballroom of a 19th-century neo-Renaissance palace on an island … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon makes a comeback in Europe — and promises ‘a brave new world’ as populists prepare to govern
This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Europe and North America overwhelmed by growing migration crisis New techniques for ethnic cleansing and genocide The increasing threat of ‘unspeakable’ violence from MS-13 Europe and North America overwhelmed by growing migration crisis The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that nearly 69 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced from their home in 2017. The number of displaced people has set a new world record each year for the last five years. Of the 69 million total, 16.2 million were newly displaced in 2017, or more than 44,000 people per day. The High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi, said: The global figure has gone up again by a couple of million. This is because of protracted conflicts and lack of solutions for those conflicts that continue, continuous pressure on civilians in countries of conflict that pushed them to leave their homes and new or aggravating crises, like the … [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. Kaczynski, Poland’s paramount leader, also urged Hungarians to back Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in a national election taking place on Sunday. “The day after tomorrow, you will decide about freedom,” Kaczynski said at the unveiling of a statue to commemorate a plane crash near Smolensk that killed Poland’s president and 95 other people in 2010. “The dignity and freedom of nations is closely linked to Viktor Orban’s name not just for Hungarians, but for Poles as well,” Kaczynski said through an interpreter. (Reporting by Krisztina Than and Gergely Szakacs; editing by John Stonestreet) … [Read more...] about Europe should be based on strong nation states
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Monkey Cage Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman by Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman Email the author April 12 Email the author Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks in Barcelona. (David Ramos/Getty Images) Over the past two days, U.S. observers of Facebook have been focusing on Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, and the question of whether U.S. politicians might introduce new regulations of Facebook’s privacy and data sharing … [Read more...] about Forget Congress. Facebook’s real problem is in Europe.