Monday, May 22, 2017
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Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump and Brexit

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Feeling the “pulse of Europe,” tens of thousands are protesting to save the E.U.

Demonstrators say their first taste of activism for the French election has inspired them to carry on.

Trump in Comey’s China shop

The larger issue involved here is not Trumps’ record of daily impeachable offenses, it is his rank incompetence.

Le Pen’s lament

Was France’s presidential contest a setback for the new nationalism?
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Russian press releases photos of Trump meeting, reportedly angering White House officials

I don’t know if the Russians put Trump in, but they sure are happy with him.

How to reinvent the European left

Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
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What foreign policy will new French president pursue in the Middle East?

Macron favors continued French intervention in West Africa and Mali in order to “eradicate the threat at its origin.”

The attack on Western democracy

Are Western democracies under attack from Russia and the alt-right in America, in an effort to put racist nationalists in power?

In France, ‘us and them’ amid elections

Many residents of France are in fact wondering how the country reached its current stage, with an extreme-right candidate again making it to the second round of French presidential elections.