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Populism on rise in Europe

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Published: 8 October 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Hungarian Jews concerned about toxic referendum discourse – Patrick Kingsley & Jennifer Rankin – The Guardian 04.10.16
Members of the Hungarian Jewish community have voiced concern about the divisive public discourse that accompanied Hungary’s referendum on the admission of refugees, with some comparing it to the hate speech directed at Jews in the 1930s. ‘Hitler was saying the same things in the 30s, inciting hatred against one part of the population. Now [the victims] are the migrants, the Muslims.’

Marine Le Pen’s Youth Brigade
– Claire Sergent & Kathy Lee - Foreign Policy 07.10.16
In Britain and the United States, it’s older working-class voters who are alienated and looking to blow up the system. In France, it’s young people.

What does Alternative for Germany (AfD) want?
– BBC News 05.09.16
The AfD was founded in 2013 as an anti-euro party but has turned its focus to immigration and Islam

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Top rabbi warns EU: New wave of antisemitism could push Jews out of Europe – Haaretz 02.10.16
The Brexit vote leaves the EU vulnerable to Islamic extremism and the radical right, putting the very existence of Jews in Europe at risk, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt says

The Donald Trumps of Europe (and Australia) May 21, 2016


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