What Martin Luther can teach us about Marine Le Pen and Europe's far-right reformation.
Posts Tagged: European Parliament
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Nearly one-fifth of seats in the European Parliament will now be held by parties devoted to destroying it from within.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
Blind to the political and economic sources of their troubles, many Europeans are lashing out at gays, Jews, migrants, and the European project itself.