Tag Archives: Brexit

Economist Mark Blyth Delves Into Rising Inequality — & Populism — Around The World By
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — The world is in the midst of a tremendous political and global shift, with the rise of populism in the United States and Europe, largely in response to broader economic and social trends which have...
An Ocean Apart, But United In Concerns About Hate Crimes By
(ANALYSIS) — A divisive vote, with jobs and immigrants the most combustible issues. An outcome that surprised the experts. A nation left on edge, with many anxious about intolerance and the violence that can stem from it. No, not just America today, but also the United...
NATO Report Blames Russia For Worldwide Rise Of Populism By
(ANALYSIS) — A new report from NATO is following a narrative trend which began in the US and has since spread across Western Europe, accusing Russia of being to blame for the rise of populism worldwide, as an effort to undermine NATO and the European Union. This report...
Watch: Are England’s Forests Disappearing? By
(REPORT) — If has been a year of bad omens for the UK’s natural world. One in ten wildlife species are now at risk of extinction, the landmark State of Nature report announced in September. In sheer numbers, one in six of the country’s animals, birds, fish and plants...
Former Reagan Secretary Paul Craig Roberts: Oligarchs Are True Purveyors Of Fake News By
ATHENS, Greece — The post-election climate in the United States has been nothing short of bizarre. Recount efforts in several states are being championed by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, accusations have repeatedly been made that the “Russian menace” influenced...
The Ongoing ‘Fake News’ Battle Obscures The Truth About Fake Democracies By
ATHENS, Greece — (Analysis) Voters in Britain cast their ballots in favor of a “Brexit.” In the United States, the electorate rejected the neoliberal corruption personified by Hillary Clinton. Even voters in Greece, in their own confused and muddled way, overwhelmingly...
The Rise Of White Racial Nationalism By
There is little doubt that white racism played a role in the U.S. presidential election of 2016. As Zach Beauchamp demonstrates in a Nov. 10 article at Vox.com, enthusiastic support for Donald Trump – 10 on a scale of 10 – among white voters in mostly white geographic...
Europe’s Far Right Basks In Glow Of Trump’s Victory By
Europe’s ascendant far-right political parties celebrated Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election on Wednesday. Nigel Farage, the former leader of the UK Independence Party, who was prominent in the Brexit campaign and frequently travelled to America...
German FM: EU In ‘Violent Turmoil’ That ‘Might End Up With Union’s Collapse’ By
The German Federal Foreign Office is set to open up a public debate on the future of the EU in a bid to secure the union’s future; financial crisis, refugee influx and the shock from the Brexit referendum has sent the block into “violent turmoil” which...
EU: Politicians, Media To Blame For ‘Worrying Levels’ Of Hate, Racism In UK By
“It’s no coincidence that racist violence is on the rise in the UK at the same time as we see worrying examples of intolerance and hate speech in newspapers, online and even among politicians,” Christian Ahlund, Chair of the European Commission...