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Europe: The Sky’s Not Falling

Europe: The Sky’s Not Falling

Now that the dust has settled from the recent elections for the European Parliament, it is time to take a deep breath and see what really happened. No, Britain is not about to toss its immigrant population into the sea. No, France’s Marine Le Pen is not about to march...

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Europe’s Trojan Horse

Europe’s Trojan Horse

On a Wednesday in late May, the week after Europeans from 28 different countries went to the polls to determine their representatives in the European Parliament, Marine Le Pen, leader of the France's far-right National Front, appeared in the very city she has been...

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The Right Rises Again in Europe

The Right Rises Again in Europe

This May’s European Parliament elections are expected to bring about a new all-time record—not in voter turnout, not in enthusiasm for European institutions, but in support for right-wing, anti-immigrant, and anti-EU fringe parties. In many countries on the old...

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Brown Is the New Black

Brown Is the New Black

The new spring season is just around the corner, and it looks as though the new “in” color is brown. That’s brown as in “brown shirts.” Perhaps you thought that fascism went out of fashion in the 20th century. But there’s nothing like a lingering economic crisis to...

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If I Didn’t Have a Hammer

If I Didn’t Have a Hammer

For the long eight years of the George W. Bush administration, progressives decried the over-militarization of U.S. foreign policy. The Pentagon’s budget doubled, and U.S. military exports surged. Instead of deploying international law against Osama bin Laden, the...

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