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‘Populists & political fantasists:’ Senior UN official compares Wilders, Trump, Farage to ISIS
A top UN official has launched a broad attack on a mix of US and European politicians, beginning with Netherlands’ Geert Wilders and progressing as far as Nigel Farage and Donald Trump, while covertly comparing them to Islamic State terrorists. Read Full Article at
683 points by Russia Today | Populism Malcolm Pearson Baron Pearson of Rannoch President of the United States Geert Wilders Republican Party Donald Trump United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage
UN calls out Western demagogues
The UN's human rights commissioner has launched a blistering attack on the West's populist politicians, labeling them "demagogues and political fantasists."
297 points by CNN | United Kingdom Independence Party Peacekeeping Human rights Racism Nigel Farage European Union South East England Hala Gorani
UKIP just got invoiced for £200k… by its largest donor
The woes of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) continue, as its one-time largest donor Arron Banks demanded no less than £200,000 from the organization. Read Full Article at
28 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Independence Party Donation Nigel Farage South East England Broadsheet
Farage blames terrorist attack on UK’s multiculturalism, though over half of victims were foreign
Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage came under fire after blaming Wednesday’s terrorist attack on Britain’s “immigration policies” and multiculturalism. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Tony Blair Multiculturalism Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Immigration to the United States United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage Europe
UK: Hate crime 'at record levels' after Brexit vote
Figures collated by British news agency show big increase in attacks after Britons voted to leave the European Union.
1471 points by Al Jazeera English | United Kingdom Independence Party European Union Police Hatred London Assault United Kingdom Crime
'Our people first:' Ban has fans in Europe
President Donald Trump's bid to keep the "bad dudes" out of America may have provoked global demonstrations, but that doesn't mean there's a lack of support for the travel ban among some Europeans.
3175 points by CNN | European Union Immigration United Kingdom Independence Party Spain Party for Freedom Donald Trump Geert Wilders Europe
Breggxit: The yolk’s on Nigel Farage & new UKIP leader Nuttall in byelection walkabout (PHOTOS)
For new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall the “capital of Brexit” may be Stoke-on-Trent, but that did not stop one man from targeting him and Nigel Farage with an egg while they were canvassing in the city. Read Full Article at
226 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Independence Party United Kingdom European Union Roger Knapman Democracy Voting Conservative Party Nigel Farage
Trump's whirlwind start draws admiration on French far-right
LYON, France (Reuters) - Donald Trump's first two weeks in office have left some European politicians leaders aghast but are drawing cheers from France's far-right National Front (FN) as its leader Marine Le Pen launches her own bid for power.
1031 points by Reuters | European Union Donald Trump Jacques Chirac United Kingdom Independence Party The Apprentice Thomson Reuters President of the European Council Trump Tower
Give UKIP chief Farage peerage to boost UK-Trump relations, says influential Tory MP
Euroskeptic politician Nigel Farage, who also appears to be Donald Trump’s British advisor, should be given a peerage and awarded the role of middleman between the UK and the new US administration, a Tory MP has opined. Read Full Article at
74 points by Russia Today | House of Lords United Kingdom Independence Party Conservative Party Labour Party Parliament of the United Kingdom House of Commons of the United Kingdom Nigel Farage South East England
‘Elites that distance themselves from voters will be voted out’ – Austria’s Hofer on Trump win
Austrian far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer says Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections proves the public has had enough of political elites and he now sees his own victory in his country’s upcoming elections as more likely. Read Full Article at
228 points by Russia Today | Voting European Union Democracy United Kingdom Independence Party South East England Nigel Farage Election Austria
Is UKIP head Farage about to become ‘Lord Nigel’ to boost Britain’s relations with Trump?
Prime Minister Theresa May has apparently refused to confirm or deny whether she could give UKIP’s Nigel Farage a peerage, which would allow him to serve in the Cabinet and potentially become a go-between with US President-elect Donald Trump. Read Full Article at
490 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Independence Party Westminster system House of Lords Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major Cabinet President Tony Blair
How Europe's far-right feasts on Trump's victory
Europe's refugee and economic crises have created conditions for the far-right to exploit Trump's success.
995 points by Al Jazeera English | European Union United Kingdom Member State of the European Union Treaty of Lisbon United Kingdom Independence Party President of the United States Poland Council of the European Union
After David Cameron we are left only with mistakes
The inequality and hardship that Cameron actively exacerbated in the UK made the EU referendum impossible to win.
1680 points by Al Jazeera English | United Kingdom European Union Treaty of Lisbon Euroscepticism Italy United Kingdom Independence Party Slovakia Malta