The prospects of a populist, Far Right takeover in the European Parliament have been overhyped in the media. They are going to remain internally divided. They are going to remain in the minority and they are going to be increasingly marginalised.
Headlining the event was Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen of France's National Rally (RN). The two populists are eager for their Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group to become the third largest party in Brussels.
Should Western culture (its ways of life, its traditions as developed from the past) be central in the West?
The parties that dream of a Europe made up of self centred, authoritarian states, are the same parties that oppose climate action and question the very existence of the climate crisis.
The real solution is to fight populism with populism: to neuter the nativist populism of the AfD, Brexit and Le Pen with an inclusive, multicultural and inclusive populism. This requires not only a new generation of politicians, but perhaps a new style of political party.
Tomio Okamura had been using social media to call on supporters to rally against immigration and “diktats” coming from the European Union.
"Populism works only because there's underlying unease," said the former MEP.
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Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini launched a movement on Monday to unite populist leaders in Europe.
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Anti-corruption lawyer Zuzana Caputova was propelled to power by revolt over the murder of a journalist.
EU Commissioner criticizes his own Socialist Party as unable to reach people
If citizens don't feel Europe is listening, they will turn away.
Farage accused Westminster of not being in touch with public opinion on the subject of Brexit, to which Anna Maria Corazza Bildt replied: "No, only you are."
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"I'm not a puppet," Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told EU lawmakers after facing a barrage of criticism on Rome's populist policies.
In a Euronews Davos special, Andrew Neil questions former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband on Social Democratic politics, the rise of populism and more.
The two world leaders met today in Aachen, Germany to publicly renew their alliance and promised to stand up against rising populism in Europe.
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution takes shape and the surge of Artificial Intelligence gathers pace, the world elites meeting at Davos need to seek to reassure those who most fear our common technological future to avoid people falling under the spell of populism.
Organisation published its latest World Report
Youth unemployment, poverty and a lack of opportunies are forcing young people to abandon mainstream politics and turn to the allure of populism to make their lives better.
Across Europe, emboldened groups advocate hate and discrimination, levering themselves into mainstream politics. Meanwhile, established political parties are absorbing their ideas and parroting their hateful rhetoric.
Gathered in Brussels, the European socialist leaders endorsed the candidacy of Frans Timmermans as president of the European Commission. Will they be able to calm the anger that seems to prevail in Europe?
On Wednesday the European Commission might decide to take first steps on the opening of a procedure for excessive debt against Italy