May 21, 2014

Europe's Dangerous Elections

Pierre Hazan, Haaretz

The Associated Press

The political 'immune system' against xenophobia, racism and anti-Semitism, built up by Europe in the wake of two world wars and Nazism, is steadily collapsing.

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