Retreating Eurosceptics now settle for ‘reforms from within’

By |november 6th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Euroscepticism, Matteo Salvini, News, Nigel Farage|

Just a couple of minutes after Nigel Farage triumphantly proclaimed victory in the 2016 Brexit referendum, Brussels started worrying that such a trend would spread throughout the Old Continent like wildfire.

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Record numbers of young voters backed AfD in Thuringia state election

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, CDU, CDU/CSU, Die Linke, FDP, Germany, News, SPD, State elections, The Greens, Thuringia, young voters|

The state elections in Thuringia on Sunday (27 October) demonstrated how strong the AfD was among young people under 30, who voted in record numbers for the far-right party. Die Linke (the Left) came in second, while the Greens lagged far behind. EURAC...

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One in two Germans against increased migration, study says

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Bertelsmann Stiftung, diversity, Eurostat, Germany, integration, Migration, News, refugee crisis, Study|

A growing number of Germans believe migrants drive wages down and burden the welfare system, according to a study analysing the attitude of Germans towards foreigners before and after the 2015 refugee crisis. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Shifting politics raise the stakes in Germany’s local elections

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Brandenburg, CDU/CSU, coal phase-out, election polls, FDP, German grand coalition, German Greens, Germany, News, Saxony, Social Democrats SPD, State elections|

State elections in Brandenburg and Saxony are likely to make waves, even across state borders. If the socialist party (SPD) loses its spot as leading party to the far-right AfD, demands to end the grand coalition would increase, again. Although all eye...

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European elections show moderate politics is not dead in Germany

By |maj 29th, 2019|AfD, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), far right, Germany, News|

German parties may have found the recipe to contain far-right populism, writes Leonard Schuette.

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Far-right leaders gather in Prague ahead of EU vote

By |april 25th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), European elections 2019, far right, Freedom Party of Austria, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini, News, Tomio Okamura|

Prague will on Thursday (24 April) host a meeting of populist far-right party leaders seeking unprecedented success in European elections next month following a steep rise of anti-EU movements across Europe.

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Europe needs new approach to tackle right-wing climate denial, study finds

By |februar 27th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Climate Change, climate denial, EU Parliament, European elections 2019, News, right-wing politics, right-wing populism|

Half of all votes against climate and energy decisions in the European Parliament come from right-wing parties and that number is set to grow as they are expected to score high at the next European elections, according to a study presented in Brussels ...

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German AfD: Decision to monitor party ‘bizarre’, lacks substance

By |januar 16th, 2019|Alexander Gauland, Alice Weidel, Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Björn Höcke, Der Flügel, Junge Alternative, News, Verfassungsschutz|

The German intelligence service is keeping an eye on comments made by AfD politicians from now on. The party is to be examined for comptemtuos behaviour. It is now up to the party whether it will be observed. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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AfD party congress: Back to a ‘Europe of nations’

By |januar 14th, 2019|2019 European elections, Alexander Gauland, Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), European Parliament, Jörg Meuthen, News, party congress, right-wing populism|

At a party congress, the leaders of the far-right AfD (‘Alternative for Germany’) adopted a manifesto calling for changes in the EU, ranging from the abolition of the European Parliament to Germany leaving the eurozone and the common EU security and foreign policy. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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