September 29, 2010

The Rise of Europe's Right-Wing Populists

Der Spiegel, Der Spiegel

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All across Europe, right-wing populist parties are enjoying significant popular support. Led by charismatic politicians like Geert Wilders, they are exploiting fear of Muslim immigration and frustration with the political establishment -- and are forcing mainstream parties to shift to the right.

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TAGGED: Italy, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Nicolas Sarkozy, European Union, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Denmark, Thilo Sarrazin, Germany, Rene Stadtkewitz, Netherlands, France, Geert Wilders

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