Far-right wants to be involved in next Parliament’s power-sharing

By |junij 14th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland, ID, Identity and Democracy, Jussi Halla-aho, Lega, Marco Zanni, Marine Le Pen, News, Rassemblement National|

Doubled in size compared to the last legislature, the newly formed nationalist group Identity and Democracy (ID) is now eager to capitalise on its success and get a share of high-level roles in the European Parliament’s Bureau and committees.

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German Facebook use linked to refugee violence as AfD boost online presence

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|Alternative für Deutschland, Facebook, Germany, immigration, News, Racism, right-wing violence, social media|

Recently published research has uncovered parallels between hate-fuelled Facebook posts and an increase in racially-motivated attacks on refugees in Germany, with material from the German Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party page under the spotlight.

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Trans-Europe Express: Germany is really two countries

By |september 29th, 2017|Abortion, AfD, Alternative für Deutschland, Catalonia, Catalonia referendum, Die Linke, fascism, gazprom, GDR, German elections 2017, German reunification, Germany, homosexuality, Hungary, Ireland, Islam, migrants, neoliberalism, News, Poland, populism, Refugees, Russia, Slovakia, Socialist Unity Party, Spain, Trans-Europe Express, women's rights|

Maybe revenge is best served cold. With 12.5% of the national vote, a largely East German constituency had put the first extreme right party into the Bundestag since 1945.

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Merkel’s CDU wins with dramatic downturn, far-right AfD enters Bundestag

By |september 24th, 2017|Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland, Angela Merkel, FDP, german elections, German elections 2017, Germany, Green Party, Martin Schulz, News|

Chancellor Angela Merkel secured her fourth term in office in Sunday’s (24 September) parliamentary election but her Christian Democratic Union picked up far fewer votes than expected, complicating the future coalition talks, and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD ) made a historic breakthrough by winning Bundestag seats.

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Trans-Europe Express: Germany’s tolerance deficit

By |september 22nd, 2017|AfD, Agrifood, Alice Weidel, Alternative für Deutschland, Angela Merkel, Czech Republic, Euroscepticism, fascism, GDR, German elections 2017, Germany, Goldman Sachs, Greece, Intolerance, Islam, migrants, nationalism, News, populism, Racism, Refugees, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, tolerance, Yanis Varoufakis|

Asked to explain the AfD’s surge in the polls, Merkel offered a strictly economic analysis. The problem was that she was wrong.

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Trans-Europe Express: Lega Nord Means Berlusconi

By |september 8th, 2017|Alternative für Deutschland, Angela Mekel, Austria, Beppe Grillo, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jan Zahradil, Lega Nord, Marine Le Pen, Martin Schulz, migrants, Movimento Cinque Stelle, neoliberalism, News, Partito Democratico, populism, Serbia, Silvio Berlusconi, Slovenia, SYRIZA, Tallinn, Turkey|

The Lega Nord has won the election. Or so one would be inclined to believe, surveying the stories on Italian politics published since August in the (mostly) UK press. A bit of Brexit projection, perhaps? Not exactly, but it can’t be excluded either.

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Trans-Europe Express: Gay marriage and the German elections

By |junij 30th, 2017|Alice Weidel, Alternative für Deutschland, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Angela Merkel, Council of Europe, Czech Republic, Frauke Petry, Gay, Germany, Islam, Italy, Lesbian, Muslims, nationalism, Nato, neo-Nazi, News, nuclear energy, Pedro Agramunt, Pinkwashing, Poland, populism, Refugees, Serbia, Syria, Trans-Europe Express|

Call it the Merkel tack. “For me, personally, marriage is a man and a woman living together. That is my concept, but I support civil partnerships,” she told YouTube vlogger Le Floid, AKA Florian Mundt, in July 2014.

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