Tag: Nationalism

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Obama: Abolish the Nation-State!

Former President Barack Obama told an African audience that voters’ preferences for their own nation are no excuse for keeping nation-states and that all governments should welcome migrants who are “striving for a better life.”

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, Obama urged people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat …

Hayward — Obama in South Africa: 9/11, Rise of Putin Were ‘Backlash’ Against Globalization

Former President Barack Obama told an audience at a Nelson Mandela Foundation event in South Africa Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth that income inequality and other disruptions caused by a “backlash” against globalization and liberalization were factors in the 9/11 attacks, the resurgence of populism, Chinese aggression, and the rise of President Vladimir Putin in Russia.

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Steve Bannon Rocks Switzerland with Message of Populist-Nationalism

ZÜRICH — Stephen K. Bannon took Zürich by storm Tuesday, addressing a sell-out crowd on the future of international populist nationalism, calling the movement “unstoppable” and “only at its beginning stages.” Citing recent examples from Italy, Poland, Hungary, Austria and France,

FILE: A WEF logo sits on the stage as panelists talk ahead of a panel session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. President Donald Trump will dominate the Davos forum as no U.S. leader has before: a provocateur-in-chief practiced at tweaking the …

World Economic Forum Warns: ‘Charismatic Strongman Politics’ Make War More Likely

The annual World Economic Forum meeting – widely referred to as simply “Davos” after its traditional venue in Davos-Kosters, Switzerland – is scheduled to begin on January 23. A week ahead of the meeting, the WEF has released its Global Risks Report 2018, warning that the chance of a major war breaking out is increasing.

Donald Trump at UN (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)

Trump to U.N.: America ‘Among the Greatest Forces for Good in the History of the World’

The concluding passages of President Donald Trump’s address to the U.N. General Assembly sought to define and defend patriotism – not only for Americans, although naturally his focus was on the patriotic history of his own country. Trump called for a revival of patriotic spirit around the world, in the process delivering a backhanded slap to globalism without calling it out by name.

Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon and CBS News anchor Charlie Rose speak in the "Breitbart Embassy" in Washington, DC, on September 6, 2017.

Bannon: Brexit and Populist Rise of 2016 ‘Inextricably Linked’

Brexit and the rise of UKIP were “inextricably linked” to the global populist surge of 2016, acting as a predictor for events elsewhere, former White House Chief Strategist and Breitbart Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon has said.

Stephen Kevin "Steve" Bannon (born November 27, 1953) is an American former banker and filmmaker, who is currently serving as assistant to the President and White House chief strategist in the Trump administration. In this capacity, since January 28, 2017, he has been a regular attendee to the Principals Committee …

Study: ‘Bannon Wing’ Represents ‘Major Part of Modern’ GOP

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s economic-nationalist, non-interventionist, and pro-assimilation agenda is on the ascent, and what FiveThirtyEight dubbed the “Bannon Wing” represents a “major part of the modern Republican Party.”