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Marine Le Pen

The 21st Century Wall

March 25, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Populism is now the new religion in rich Western countries and only time will tell if it takes longer than communism to fade from the hearts of its faithful followers.

Hillary Clinton, President, Unless…

August 21, 2016 // Les Échos - France - French

Presumably, it’s over. In less than 100 days, Hillary Clinton will be chosen by Americans as the 45th president of the United States, and the first woman president. Yet, it would be hazardous to presume that the Democratic candidate will win the election on Nov. 8. Rather, it’s her rival, Donald Trump, who will [Read more]

Goodbye Politics!

March 18, 2016 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel have laid the foundation for new right-wing politics to spread. They have exchanged political debate for celebrity culture.

Le Pen, Trump and Trudeau

December 25, 2015 // Joongang Ilbo - S. Korea - Korean

Blaming outside influences for woe, removing potential outside threats, and emphasizing the unity of public opinion by oppressing opposition are the common characteristics of Nazism and Fascism.

Let Us Draw Our First Lessons from the ‘French 9/11’

January 27, 2015 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

Immediately after the Charlie Hebdo massacre, we compared it to the 2001 al-Qaida attacks on the U.S. The Jan. 7 attack was the deadliest in France since the end of the Algerian War in 1962. To what extent is the analogy accurate? On the surface, this comparison seems artificial and exaggerated. Twelve lives were [Read more]